"A provocative look at how cities can and do lead from the front in addressing the most pressing issues of our time."-Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of New York City and founder of Bloomberg LP -- Michael R. Bloomberg "If you like cities you will love this wide-ranging book that captures the energy, excitement and importance of what is going on in the world's great urban centers."-Fareed Zakaria, CNN -- Fareed Zakaria CNN "In an impassioned love letter to cities and their political leaders, Barber (Jihad vs. McWorld) celebrates the diversity and ferment that embody urban life."-Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly "A provocative, informative account of a different kind of globalization. Highly recommended reading for policymakers and other readers intrigued by forward-thinking forms of governance."-Kirkus Reviews, Starred review Kirkus Reviews "...Makes the intriguing, provocative, and counter-intuitive argument the... cities and the mayors who run them are the last best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and more just future. If Mayors Ruled The World is informative and imaginative."-Glenn C. Altschuler, The Huffington Post -- Glenn C. Altschuler The Huffington Post "If you care about cities, read If Mayors Ruled the World. It is the most important book on cities, their leadership and how they can make the world a better place to come along in years. Ben Barber has written a tour de force."-Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class and The Great Reset -- Richard Florida "Political theorist Benjamin Barber's latest book is more than just theory. Networked governance by the world's cities is actually happening, and If Mayors Ruled the World is the book of the movement. Once again, Barber is ahead of the curve."-Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper -- John Hickenlooper "Barber argues...persuasively, that city governments are closer to their people than national ones and as such are better at winning the trust of citizens - though the same goes for rural forms of local government."-Ben Rogers, Financial Times -- Ben Rogers Financial TimesReview:
"Barber provides a provocative look at how cities can and do lead from the front in addressing the most pressing issues of our time."--Michael R. Bloomberg, Philanthropist, 108th Mayor of New York City and founder of Bloomberg LP--Michael R. Bloomberg
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Descripción 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 164mm x 29mm x 238mm. Hardcover. In the face of the most perilous challenges of our time-climate change, terrorism, poverty, and trafficking of drugs, guns, and people-the nations of the world seem paralyzed.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 416 pages. 0.753. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780300164671
Descripción Yale University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P11030016467X