Development Studies: Cities & the Developing World

  • Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations: Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos book cover

    Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Culture and Sustainability in European Cities: Imagining Europolis book cover

    Culture and Sustainability in European Cities

    Imagining Europolis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Milena Dragićević Šešić, Nancy Duxbury

    European cities are contributing to the development of a more sustainable urban system that is capable of coping with economic crises, ecological challenges and social disparities in different nation-states and regions throughout Europe. This book reveals in a pluralistic way how European cities…

    Hardback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal World book cover

    Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Faranak Miraftab, David Wilson, Ken Salo

    Cities continue to be key sites for the production and contestation of inequalities generated by an ongoing but troubled neoliberal project.  Neoliberalism’s onslaught across the globe now shapes diverse inequalities -- poverty, segregation, racism, social exclusion, homelessness -- as city…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Development and Planning: Essays in Honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan book cover

    Development and Planning

    Essays in Honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Eckhaus

    First published in 1972, this is a book of essays offered in honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, the distinguished economist whose career started in mid-1920s Vienna and subsequently spanned Europe, Britain, the USA and many of the less developed countries of the world.The book includes reviews of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963 book cover

    Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries book cover

    Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Rural-Urban Dynamics: Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers book cover

    Rural-Urban Dynamics

    Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jytte Agergaard, Niels Fold

    It has increasingly been recognised that rural and urban areas are inextricably interlinked. This book adopts a fresh approach to the issue of rural-urban dynamics through a study of the changing nature of livelihoods, mobility and markets in ten study sites across four countries of Africa and Asia…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • The Invisible Houses: Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries book cover

    The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    Winner of the ACSA/AIA Housing Design Education Award! There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve "the housing problem" in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Cities of the Global South Reader book cover

    Cities of the Global South Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Faranak Miraftab, Neema Kudva

    The Cities of the Global South Reader adopts a fresh and critical approach to the fi eld of urbanization in the developing world. The Reader incorporates both early and emerging debates about the diverse trajectories of urbanization processes in the context of the restructured global alignments in…

    Paperback – 2014-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective: Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation book cover

    Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective

    Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kitching

    How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching’s examination of ‘development studies’, first published in 1982, from its origins…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Rio de Janeiro: Urban Life through the Eyes of the City book cover

    Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Life through the Eyes of the City, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Jaguaribe

    "Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Inclusive Urbanization: Rethinking Policy, Practice and Research in the Age of Climate Change book cover

    Inclusive Urbanization

    Rethinking Policy, Practice and Research in the Age of Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krishna K. Shrestha, Hemant R. Ojha, Phil McManus, Anna Rubbo, Krishna Kumar Dhote

    How do we include and represent all people in cities? As the world rapidly urbanizes, and climate change creates global winners and losers, understanding how to design cities that provide for all their citizens is of the utmost importance. Inclusive Urbanization attempts to not only provide…

    Paperback – 2014-08-11
    Routledge

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