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Small, Gritty, and Green - a book by Tumber, Catherine

Small, Gritty, and Green

The Promise of America's Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World

Small, Gritty, and Green( )
Author: Tumber, Catherine
Series title:Urban and Industrial Environments Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

America's once-vibrant small-to-midsize cities -- Syracuse, Worcester, Akron, Flint, Rockford, and others -- increasingly resemble urban wastelands. Gutted by deindustrialization, outsourcing, and middle-class flight, disproportionately devastated by metro freeway systems that laid waste to the urban fabric and displaced the working poor, small industrial cities seem to be part of America's past, not its future. And yet, Catherine Tumber argues in this provocative book, America's...
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