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The Resource Happy city : transforming our lives through urban design, Charles Montgomery

Happy city : transforming our lives through urban design, Charles Montgomery

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Happy city : transforming our lives through urban design
Title
Happy city
Title remainder
transforming our lives through urban design
Statement of responsibility
Charles Montgomery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A journalist travels the world and investigates current socioeconomic theories of happiness to discover why most modern cities are designed to make us miserable, what we can do to change this, and why we have more to learn from poor cities than from prosperous ones"--
Summary
An illuminating exploration of the urban world's potential for promoting health and happiness chronicles the author's journey to some of the world's most exciting and dysfunctional cities while drawing on the insights of behavioral economists and urban thinkers
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
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10231548
Cataloging source
DLC
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1968-
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Montgomery, Charles
Dewey number
307.1/216
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • City planning
  • Urban beautification
  • City dwellers
  • Environmental psychology
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Urban & Regional
Target audience
adult
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transforming our lives through urban design
Label
Happy city : transforming our lives through urban design, Charles Montgomery
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/230/9780374168230/image/lgcover.9780374168230.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013022587
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780374168230
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013022587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Happy city : transforming our lives through urban design, Charles Montgomery
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/230/9780374168230/image/lgcover.9780374168230.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013022587
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780374168230
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013022587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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