African Cities In Crisis: Managing Rapid Urban Growth, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

African Cities In Crisis

Managing Rapid Urban Growth, 1st Edition

Edited by Richard E. Stren


338 pages

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Paperback: 9780367168230
pub: 2020-04-02
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This book presents the results of the "African Urban Management" project designed to study comparatively governmental responses to the gap between the realities of official plans and perspectives and the mushrooming world of the urban poor in African cities.

Table of Contents

1. The Influence of Environmental and Economic Factors on the Urban Crisis 2. Urban Local Government in Africa 3. The Administration of Urban Services 4. Urban Growth and Urban Management in Nigeria 5. Ivory Coast: An Evaluation of Urban Management Reforms 6. Kinshasa: Problems of Land Management, Infrastructure, and Food Supply 7. Appropriate Standards for Infrastructure in Dakar 8. Local Government and the Management of Urban Services in Tanzania 9. Management Problems of Greater Khartoum 10. Urban Management in Nairobi: A Case Study of the Matatu Mode of Public Transport

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies