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If Mayors Ruled the World

Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities

by Benjamin R. Barber

Can cities solve the biggest problems of the twenty-first century better than nations? Is the city democracys best hope? In the face of the most perilous challenges of our timeclimate change, terrorism, poverty, and trafficking of drugs, guns, and peoplethe nations of the world seem paralyzed. The problems are too big, too interdependent, too divis...
Publish Date
2014
September 30
Goodreads rating
3.06
ISBN
9780300209327
Tags
nonfictionpoliticssocial-sciences
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A provocative look at how cities can and do lead from the front in addressing the most pressing issues of our time.     source