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Native to nowhere [electronic resource] : sustaining home and community in a global age / Timothy Beatley.

By: Beatley, Timothy, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 392 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1423765559 (electronic bk.); 9781423765554 (electronic bk.); 9781559639149 (cloth : alk. paper); 1559639148 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781559634533 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1559634537 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Community life | Neighborhood | Home | Identity (Psychology) | Socialization | Quality of life | Electronic books | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- EssaysGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Native to nowhere.DDC classification: 307 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Sustaining place in the global age -- Place basics : concepts, research, literature -- Place strengthening through history and heritage -- Tackling sprawl: community design, sustainablilty, and place -- Nature and place : the role of natural environments in strengthening commitment to place -- Pedestrian places -- Place building through art and celebration -- Learning by design : communities that teach -- Strengthening place through sharing institutions -- Multigenerational communities : places that sustain and cherish children, families and the elderly -- Energy and sustainable place making -- The new politics of place -- Renewing our place commitments.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-375) and index.

Sustaining place in the global age -- Place basics : concepts, research, literature -- Place strengthening through history and heritage -- Tackling sprawl: community design, sustainablilty, and place -- Nature and place : the role of natural environments in strengthening commitment to place -- Pedestrian places -- Place building through art and celebration -- Learning by design : communities that teach -- Strengthening place through sharing institutions -- Multigenerational communities : places that sustain and cherish children, families and the elderly -- Energy and sustainable place making -- The new politics of place -- Renewing our place commitments.

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Native to nowhere by Beatley, Timothy, ©2004
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