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  • Urban Planning in Rapidly Growing Cities: Developing Addis Ababa book cover

    Urban Planning in Rapidly Growing Cities

    Developing Addis Ababa, 1st Edition

    By Mintesnot G. Woldeamanuel

    This book critically assesses the complex urban issues, planning challenges and development opportunities of rapidly growing cities, using Addis Ababa as a case study. Just like other developing cities, Addis Ababa is undergoing numerous natural and policy-driven changes. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities: The Rhythm of Chaos book cover

    Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities

    The Rhythm of Chaos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Agbiboa

    This collection of field-based case-studies examines the role and contributions of Africa’s informal public transport (also referred to as paratransit) to the production of city forms and urban economies, as well as the voices, experiences, and survival tactics of its poor and stigmatised workforce…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Africa in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: A Geographical Perspective book cover

    Africa in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    A Geographical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leo Charles Zulu, Cristina D'Alessandro

    This book offers a multifaceted examination of Africa’s development into the post-2015 global agenda from a geographical perspective. As a diversified and highly applied discipline, geography has a lot to offer to global debates, nuanced analysis of problems on and the search for innovative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa: The Right to Joburg book cover

    Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa

    The Right to Joburg, 1st Edition

    By Marius Pieterse

    Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa considers the overlap between legal and everyday struggles for social and spatial justice in the particular context of Johannesburg, South Africa. Drawing from literature across disciplines of law, urban geography and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Climatology of West Africa book cover

    Climatology of West Africa

    1st Edition

    By Derek F. Hayward, Julius S. Oguntoyinbo

    Originally published in 1987, this book brings together information previously buried in specialist sources and makes it available to the student in a non-technical and well-illustrated synthesis. It builds a clear and detailed picture of the climates of West Africa, describing and explaining them…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni, Andrew Okem

    This book unpacks the political economy of government subsidised housing programmes in South Africa. Exploring government policy towards subsidised housing in South Africa, this edited collection analyses various programmes, their shortcomings and potential options to address these weaknesses in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Gambia-Senegal Border: Issues in Regional Integration book cover

    The Gambia-Senegal Border

    Issues in Regional Integration, 1st Edition

    By Mariama Khan

    This book interrogates the validity of longstanding claims that Gambians and Senegalese are 'one' people in two countries and explores how that claim intersects with the politics and development needs of the two countries. Half a century after independence, proponents of Senegambian unification…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Democracy Disconnected: Participation and Governance in a City of the South book cover

    Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials, especially to produce the City. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • African Borders, Conflict, Regional and Continental Integration book cover

    African Borders, Conflict, Regional and Continental Integration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Inocent Moyo, Christopher Changwe Nshimbi

    This book looks at the ways African borders impact war and conflict, as well as the ways continental integration could contribute towards cooperation, peace and well-being in Africa. African borders or borderlands can be a source of problems and opportunity. There is often a historical, geospatial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg book cover

    Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Tandiwe Myambo

    With the spread of capitalism - a socio-economic system that produces both wealth and poverty simultaneously - the spatial dynamics of the "global(izing)" city are creating more division between social classes, not less. This means that in the 21st-century, large cities around the world exhibit…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

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