About the Author
Jane Jacobs was the legendary author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, a work that has never gone out of print and that has transformed the disciplines of urban planning and city architecture. Her other major works include The Economy of Cities, Systems of Survival, The Nature of Economies and Dark Age Ahead. She died in 2006.
Table of Contents
Damn, another ecologist -- The nature of development -- The nature of expansion -- The nature of self-refueling -- Evading collapse -- The double nature of fitness for survival -- Unpredictability -- Armbruster's promise.