Development Studies: Cities & the Developing World

  • Land Law and Urban Policy in Context: Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan book cover

    Land Law and Urban Policy in Context

    Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thanos Zartaloudis

    This book is a collection of essays honouring and engaging with the work of the late Professor Patrick McAuslan. It is a collection that narrates, analyses and critiques McAuslan’s contributions, as well as offering substantive perspectives on how his work has impacted the legal fields in which he…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Religion and Urbanism: Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia book cover

    Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Networked City: Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South book cover

    Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Reshaping City Governance: London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad book cover

    Reshaping City Governance

    London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, 1st Edition

    By Nirmala Rao

    India’s cities are in the midst of an unprecedented urban expansion. While India is acknowledged as a rising power, poised to emerge into the front rank of global economies, the pace and scale of its urbanisation calls for more effective metropolitan management if that growth is not to be…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Real Estate and Urban Development in South America: Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent book cover

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America

    Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Murray, Eliane Monetti, Camilla Ween

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America uncovers how investors are navigating South American real estate markets in commercial, residential and infrastructure development. A preferred location for real estate development during the colonial era, in recent decades South America has been…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • The Victorian Novelist: Social Problems and Change book cover

    The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development: Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East book cover

    South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions book cover

    Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Hansen, Ole Winckler Andersen, Howard White

    The focus on results in development agencies has led to increased focus on impact evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of development programmes. This book illustrates the broad range of methods available for counterfactual analysis of infrastructure programmes such as establishment,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City: The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning book cover

    Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa book cover

    Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By John Abbott

    This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

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