E-books: Cities & the Developing World

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Nunes Silva

    This handbook contributes with new evidence and new insights to the on-going debate on the de-colonization of knowledge on urban planning in Africa. African cities grew rapidly since the mid-20th century, in part due to rising rural migration and rapid internal demographic growth that followed the…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Global Shanghai Remade: The Rise of Pudong New Area book cover

    Global Shanghai Remade

    The Rise of Pudong New Area, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hu, Weijie Chen

    Examining the rise of Pudong and its role in re-creating Shanghai as a global city, Global Shanghai Remade utilises this important case study to shed light on contemporary globalisation and China’s integration with the world since the late 20th century. Unpacking the rise of Pudong in the context…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Media, Nationalism and Globalization: The Telangana Movement and Indian Politics book cover

    Media, Nationalism and Globalization

    The Telangana Movement and Indian Politics, 1st Edition

    By Sumanth Inukonda

    This book explores the meanings of nationalism in a post-globalization, postcolonial context. It provides an in-depth understanding of the relationship between marginalized groups, media and politics by a focused study of the Telangana movement in India.   Events like the Arab Spring, unrest in…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge India

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries book cover

    Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience: Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious 5-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • Peri-Urban China: Land Use, Growth, and Integrated Urban–Rural Development book cover

    Peri-Urban China

    Land Use, Growth, and Integrated Urban–Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Li Tian, Yan Guo

    The urban-rural relationship in China is key to a sustainable global future. This book is particularly interested in peri-urbanization in China, the process by which fringe areas of cities develop. Recent institutional change has helped clarify property rights over collective land, facilitating…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability book cover

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Orttung

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability examines how capital cities use their unique hub resources to develop and disseminate innovative policy solutions to promote sustainability. Cities are taking a leading role in defining a sustainable future at a time when national, state, and regional…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Indigenous Rights to the City: Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador book cover

    Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focussing on…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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