02958nam 2200661 a 450 991045745530332120200520144314.00-19-756320-11-283-34899-397866133489990-19-982827-X(CKB)2550000000063783(EBL)800840(OCoLC)763157781(SSID)ssj0000534518(PQKBManifestationID)12178784(PQKBTitleCode)TC0000534518(PQKBWorkID)10511236(PQKB)10324402(MiAaPQ)EBC800840(StDuBDS)EDZ0002338789(Au-PeEL)EBL800840(CaPaEBR)ebr10509705(CaONFJC)MIL334899(EXLCZ)99255000000006378320110422d2012 uy 0engur|n|---|||||txtccrBird on fire[electronic resource] lessons from the world's least sustainable city /Andrew RossOxford ;New York Oxford University Pressc20121 online resource (310 p.)Oxford scholarship onlinePreviously issued in print: 2011.0-19-997552-3 0-19-982826-1 Includes bibliographical references and index.Cover; Contents; Acronyms; Reader's Note; Introduction: By the Time I Got to Phoenix; 1. Gambling at the Water Table; 2. The Road Runner's Appetite; 3. The Battle for Downtown; Part One: Artists Step Up; Part Two: Who Can Afford the Green City?; 4. Living Downstream; 5. The Sun Always Rises; 6. Viva Los Suns; 7. Land for the Free; 8. Delivering the Good; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; ZPhoenix, Arizona is one of America's fastest growing metropolitan regions. It is also its least sustainable one, sprawling over a thousand square miles, with a population of four and a half million, minimal rainfall, scorching heat, and an insatiable appetite for unrestrained growth and unrestricted property rights. In Bird on Fire, eminent social and cultural analyst Andrew Ross focuses on the prospects for sustainability in Phoenix-a city in the bull's eye of global warming-and also the obstacles that stand in the way.Oxford scholarship online.Sustainable urban developmentArizonaPhoenixUrban ecology (Sociology)ArizonaPhoenixCity planningArizonaPhoenixElectronic books.Sustainable urban developmentUrban ecology (Sociology)City planning307.1/4160979173Ross Andrew1956-148210MiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910457455303321Bird on fire2265845UNINA