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Managing Intermediate Size Cities

Sustainable Development in a Growth Region of Thailand

Editors: Romanos, M., Auffrey, C. (Eds.)

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About this book

I am both pleased and honored to introduce this book to readers, and I want to take a few moments to explain why. Michael Romanos and Christopher Auffrey have produced a volume which will be of immense value to several different types of people. Planners and other specialists concerned with the development of the Southeast Asian region and the issues and opportunities associated with urban growth and sustainable development will find much to interest them in this book. But the book, I believe, has much wider appeal, and that is what I want to touch on briefly here. The University of Cincinnati, where Michael, Chris, and I work, is attempting to globalize itself - to develop its institutional capacity for international activities, to infuse its curriculum with international themes, and to promote and increase global competence among its graduates. Many American universities are doing this, of course. In the process, we are seeing some very interesting experiments in pedagogy, as faculty look for "learning moments" in new and sometimes exotic places. Michael, Chris, and their colleagues have, it seems to me, developed an outstanding model for learning across national and cultural boundaries. In the chapters which follow, you will read the results of their work. What will be less apparent, however, is the process by which that work was produced.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Assessing the Potential for Sustainable Development in the Intermediate Size Cities of Southeast Asia: The Experience from Thailand

    Pages 1-19

    Romanos, Michael (et al.)

  • Buddhism and Sustainable Development

    Pages 23-38

    Matz, Lou

  • The Emerging Role of Citizens in Planning and Public Decision-Making in Thailand

    Pages 39-55

    Kahle, Krista J. (et al.)

  • Manufacturing in Chiang Mai Province: Products, Patterns, and Sustainable Balance

    Pages 59-74

    Stafford, Howard

  • Sustainable Development and Sustainable Employment in the Manufacturing Sector of Chiang Mai

    Pages 75-90

    Barry, Roger J.

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-017-2170-7
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-0818-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $249.99
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  • ISBN 978-90-481-6103-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing Intermediate Size Cities
Book Subtitle
Sustainable Development in a Growth Region of Thailand
Editors
  • M. Romanos
  • C. Auffrey
Series Title
GeoJournal Library
Series Volume
69
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-2170-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-2170-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-0818-4
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-6103-4
Series ISSN
0924-5499
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 338
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