Understanding Cities - Audio

Understanding Cities - Audio

The Open University

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At the beginning of the 21st century, more than half the world’s population live in cities. Issues about governance, intensification of social relationships, the impact of globalisation, and the way green spaces are utilised become ever more pressing concerns. The tracks on this album explore some of the challenges faced across the world as citizens and administrators adapt to ever increasing pressures on city spaces and resources. The material f...Read More
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Understanding Cities

12 Apr 2010 | 48 secs

Understanding Cities

12 Apr 2010 | 48 secs

Nature Spaces

23 Nov 2008 | 07 mins 25 secs

Nature Spaces

23 Nov 2008 | 07 mins 25 secs

Shared Spaces

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 11 secs

Shared Spaces

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 11 secs

Nature Formations

23 Nov 2008 | 10 mins 16 secs

Nature Formations

23 Nov 2008 | 10 mins 16 secs

New Ideas

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 13 secs

New Ideas

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 13 secs

Networking

23 Nov 2008 | 09 mins 50 secs

Networking

23 Nov 2008 | 09 mins 50 secs

Humanism and cities

23 Nov 2008 | 07 mins 43 secs

Humanism and cities

23 Nov 2008 | 07 mins 43 secs

Encounter or Containment?

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 58 secs

Encounter or Contain...

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 58 secs

Unruliness and cities

23 Nov 2008 | 10 mins 51 secs

Unruliness and citie...

23 Nov 2008 | 10 mins 51 secs

Power Relations

23 Nov 2008 | 11 mins 27 secs

Power Relations

23 Nov 2008 | 11 mins 27 secs

Order and Disorder

23 Nov 2008 | 04 mins 45 secs

Order and Disorder

23 Nov 2008 | 04 mins 45 secs

Government and Governance

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 15 secs

Government and Gover...

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 15 secs

Governance and Privatisat...

23 Nov 2008 | 07 mins 57 secs

Governance and Priva...

23 Nov 2008 | 07 mins 57 secs

Growth Agendas

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 16 secs

Growth Agendas

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 16 secs

Divergent Agendas

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 51 secs

Divergent Agendas

23 Nov 2008 | 06 mins 51 secs