Risk Habitat Megacity

Editors: Heinrichs, D., Krellenberg, K., Hansjürgens, B., Martínez, F. (Eds.)

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  • Provides an indicator-based state-of-the-art comparison of six megacities in Latin America
  • Explores scenarios for development trends of Latin America megacities until 2030
  • Offers an indisciplinary and comprehensive perspective on risks and opportunities in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile
  • Provides implementation knowledge in a wide range of urban sectors and policy fields
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Megacity development and the inherent risks and opportunities for humans and the environment is a theme of growing urgency in the 21st century. Focusing on Latin America where urbanization is most advanced, this book studies the complexity of a ‘mega-urban system’ and explores interrelations between sectors and issues by providing an in-depths study of one particular city, Santiago de Chile. The book attempts to (i) focus on the emergence of risk in megacities by analyzing risk elements, (ii) evaluate the extent and severity of risks, (iii) develop strategies to cope with adverse risks, and (iv) to guide urban development by combining concepts with empirical evidence.
Drawing on the work of an interdisciplinary and international consortium of academic and professional partners, the book is written for scholars in cross-cutting areas of urban, sustainability, hazard, governance and planning research as well as practitioners from local, regional and international organizations.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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eBook 139,09 €
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Hardcover 176,79 €
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Softcover 176,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Risk Habitat Megacity
Editors
  • Dirk Heinrichs
  • Kerstin Krellenberg
  • Bernd Hansjürgens
  • Francisco Martínez
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-11544-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-11544-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-11543-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44897-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 366
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