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Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris
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B006LM3490
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689
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On a rainy day in May 2007, the mayor of Paris inaugurated the Jardins d’Eole, a park whose completion was hailed internationally as an exemplar of sustainable urbanism. The park was the result of a hard-fought, decadelong protest movement in a low-income Maghrebi and African immigrant district starved for infrastructure, but the Mayor’s vision of urban sustainability was

Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris