3 edition of Resources, influence, and issue resolution in large urban political systems found in the catalog.
Resources, influence, and issue resolution in large urban political systems
James J. Vanecko
Written in English
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 29671|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 261 l.|
|Number of Pages||261|
|LC Control Number||92896018|
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rapidly unfolding events, as well as a hour media cycle, require that political leaders moveFile Size: 1MB. The promise of jobs and prosperity, among other factors, pulls people to cities.
Half of the global population already lives in cities, and by two-thirds of the world's people are expected to. The aggregate potential for urban mitigation of global climate change is insufficiently understood.
Our analysis, using a dataset of cities representing all city sizes and regions worldwide, demonstrates that economic activity, transport costs, geographic factors, and urban form explain 37% of urban direct energy use and 88% of urban transport energy use. The type of electoral system is a major factor in determining the type of political party system.
In countries that have a proportional representation voting system, three or more parties are often elected to parliament in significant proportions, and thus may have more access to public office.
cutting issues which apply across countries and regions. The same sectors are affected by climate change, albeit to differing degrees. These main sectors include: agriculture, water resources, human health, terrestrial ecosystems and Resources and coastal zones.
Chapter IV looks at the current and future impacts and vulnerabilities across. This paper will provide a brief analytical overview of the current political-economy of South Africa. It begins with an “In Brief” section: a snapshot of political institutions and social and economic indicators before addressing macro-economic.
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The Impact of Political, Economic, and Cultural Forces. By William Julius Wilson. hrough the second half of the. s and into the early years of the 21st century, public attention to the plight of poor black Ameri-cans seemed to wane.
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These shared interests in the natural envi-ronment have important economic, social, and political implications, which may profoundly impact society in the future. In response to the increasing ur. others. At an organizational level, such issues can become complex, if not daunting. Given the rise of organizational power and influence, the poten-tial impact of decisions is, in some cases, profound and far-reaching.
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Research is needed to better understand how these complex interactions may develop over the coming decades and the associated social, political, and environmental implications. Clearly, water issues will become even more important in the lives and activities of people [Cosgrove and Rijsberman, ; Grayman et al., ].
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Dahl was a graduate of the University of Washington (A.B., ) and. Our knowledge of the political systems in the ancient Greek world comes from a wide range of sources.
Whilst for Athens, it is possible to piece together a more complete history, we have only an incomplete picture of the systems in most city-states and many details of how the political apparatus actually functioned are missing. Surviving.The study panel that produced the National Research Council (NRC) report Losing Generations concluded that communities and institutions that surround adolescents, which include families, neighborhoods, schools, health systems, and employment and training centers, are increasingly challenged by changing social and economic conditions within the larger society.
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