Development Studies: Cities & the Developing World

  • Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations book cover

    Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Langan, Sophia Price

    The European Union has been one of the most vocal advocates of ‘sustainable development’, particularly in its dealings with developing countries. Even prior to the formulation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the EU has insisted upon the need for sustainable approaches to poverty…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Residential Satisfaction and Housing Policy Evolution book cover

    Residential Satisfaction and Housing Policy Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores residential satisfaction and housing policy trends in developing nations by using subsidised low-income housing examples in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria as case studies. While there has been much documentation on the formation of residential satisfaction and the evolution of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutional innovation occurs in practices of action. The…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge

  • Urban Development in India: Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata book cover

    Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies book cover

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements: Shaping the Self-Constructed City book cover

    Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements

    Shaping the Self-Constructed City, 1st Edition

    By David Gouverneur

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of:…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also frequently the site of growing violence, poverty, and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots book cover

    Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • South and North: Contemporary Urban Orientations book cover

    South and North

    Contemporary Urban Orientations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry Bystrom, Ashleigh Harris, Andrew J. Webber

    This book explores urban life and realities in the cities of the Global South and North. Through literature, film and other forms of media that constitute shared social imaginaries, the essays in the volume interrogate the modes of production that make up the fabric of urban spaces and the lives of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

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