Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 November 2011

312 Pages | 19 b&w halftone; 3 b&w line

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199828265

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Bird on Fire

Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Andrew Ross

  • Points the way to an urgently needed model that is built on the worst case instead of the best - if sustainability can be acheived in Phoenix, there is hope for every other sprawling city.
  • Provides a lively and entertaining account of Metropolitan Phoenix's struggle to support a city in the desert.
  • Engagingly written by one of the nation's leading practitioners of cultural analysis.