Development Studies: Cities & the Developing World

  • Urbanization in China book cover

    Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries book cover

    Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Sinclair

    Originally published in 1978 Urbanization and Labour Markets is a useful companion for those studying in geography, economics or development studies. The book provides a simple guide to the subject of labour in cities in underdeveloped countries. It also set out the major controversies relating to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries: Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy book cover

    The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries

    Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Potter, Tim Unwin

    Originally published in 1989, The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries addresses the nature and importance of the interaction between ‘urban’ and ‘rural’ areas within Third World national territories, providing much-needed comparative, cross-cultural, and cross-national…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development: Perspectives from Around the Globe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates book cover

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Michael Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    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

  • The African Metropolis: Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City book cover

    The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Understanding the City through its Margins: Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East book cover

    Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • 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

  • Water Infrastructure book cover

    Water Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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