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The Resource The neighborhood project : using evolution to improve my city, one block at a time, David Sloan Wilson

The neighborhood project : using evolution to improve my city, one block at a time, David Sloan Wilson

Label
The neighborhood project : using evolution to improve my city, one block at a time
Title
The neighborhood project
Title remainder
using evolution to improve my city, one block at a time
Statement of responsibility
David Sloan Wilson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An evolutionary biologist applies the ideas of evolutionary science to his post-industrial hometown and uses the "traits" he discovers, including what bullying feeds on and how neighborhood quality affects test scores, to improve the lives of his fellow citizens
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wilson, David Sloan
Dewey number
307.76
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Civic improvement
  • Neighborhoods
Target audience
general
Label
The neighborhood project : using evolution to improve my city, one block at a time, David Sloan Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-419) and index
Contents
Evolution, cities, and the world -- My city -- The parable of the strider -- The parable of the wasp -- The maps -- Quantifying halloween -- We are now entering the noosphere -- The parable of the immune system -- The reflection -- Street smart -- The humanist and the CEO -- The lost island of prevention science -- The lecture that failed -- Learning from Mother Nature about teaching our children -- The world with us -- The parable of the crow -- Our lives, our genes -- The natural history of the afterlife -- Evonomics -- Body and soul -- City on a hill
Control code
668192503
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 432 pages
Isbn
9780316037679
Lccn
2011002752
Label
The neighborhood project : using evolution to improve my city, one block at a time, David Sloan Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-419) and index
Contents
Evolution, cities, and the world -- My city -- The parable of the strider -- The parable of the wasp -- The maps -- Quantifying halloween -- We are now entering the noosphere -- The parable of the immune system -- The reflection -- Street smart -- The humanist and the CEO -- The lost island of prevention science -- The lecture that failed -- Learning from Mother Nature about teaching our children -- The world with us -- The parable of the crow -- Our lives, our genes -- The natural history of the afterlife -- Evonomics -- Body and soul -- City on a hill
Control code
668192503
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 432 pages
Isbn
9780316037679
Lccn
2011002752

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