Climate Change in the 21st Century

Climate Change in the 21st Century

by Stewart Cohen, Melissa W. Waddell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773533273

ISBN-13: 9780773533271

Pub. Date: 10/30/2009

Publisher: Mcgill-Queens University Press

Andrew Sancton combines his own broad knowledge of global changes with an outline and comparison of the viewpoints of prominent social scientists to argue that city regions in western liberal democracies will not and cannot be self-governing. Self-government requires a territory delineated by official boundaries, but the multiple boundaries of city-regions, unlike

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Andrew Sancton combines his own broad knowledge of global changes with an outline and comparison of the viewpoints of prominent social scientists to argue that city regions in western liberal democracies will not and cannot be self-governing. Self-government requires a territory delineated by official boundaries, but the multiple boundaries of city-regions, unlike the clear and undisputed boundaries of provinces and states, continue to move outward due to the constant growth and expansion of urban populations and services.

The Limits of Boundaries clearly shows that difficulties in reaching agreements on boundaries fatally limit the capacity of city-regions to be self-governing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773533271
Publisher:
Mcgill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Pages:
379
Sales rank:
995,643
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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