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The e-book explores how the mixed strategies of urbanization and globalization have additional new duties for urban governments whilst leaders are grappling with making plans, fiscal improvement and finance, justice, fairness, and social solidarity. towns became the level upon which new kinds of ethnic, racial, and sexual identities are developed and reconstructed. also they are hooked up to wider ecological tactics as city areas are compromised by way of artifical and typical failures alike.
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