Taylor & Francis India: Cities & the Developing World

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    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

  • Cities and Development book cover

    Cities and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Sean Fox, Tom Goodfellow

    For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • 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

  • Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation book cover

    Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wamsler

    Worldwide, disasters and climate change pose a serious risk to sustainable urban development, resulting in escalating human and economic costs. Consequently, city authorities and other urban actors face the challenge of integrating risk reduction and adaptation strategies into their work. However,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • The Connected City: How Networks are Shaping the Modern Metropolis book cover

    The Connected City

    How Networks are Shaping the Modern Metropolis, 1st Edition

    By Zachary P. Neal

    The Connected City explores how thinking about networks helps make sense of modern cities: what they are, how they work, and where they are headed. Cities and urban life can be examined as networks, and these urban networks can be examined at many different levels. The book focuses on three…

    Paperback – 2012-08-07
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • China and Globalization: The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society book cover

    China and Globalization

    The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society, 3rd Edition

    By Doug Guthrie

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! In its quarter-century-long shift from communism to capitalism, China has transformed itself from a desperately poor nation into a country with one of the fastest-growing and largest economies in the world. Doug Guthrie examines the reforms driving the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-05
    Routledge

  • The Atlas of Human Migration: Global Patterns of People on the Move book cover

    The Atlas of Human Migration

    Global Patterns of People on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon

    Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Common Ground?: Readings and Reflections on Public Space book cover

    Common Ground?

    Readings and Reflections on Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

    Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal…

    Paperback – 2009-08-06
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • The Global Architect: Firms, Fame and Urban Form book cover

    The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form, 1st Edition

    By Donald McNeill

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Spaces

  • The Transnational Studies Reader: Intersections and Innovations book cover

    The Transnational Studies Reader

    Intersections and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Levitt, Sanjeev Khagram

    In recent years, 'transnationalism' has become a key analytical concept across the social sciences. While theoretical approaches to the study of global social phenomena have traditionally focused on the nation-state as the central defining framework, transnational studies views social experience as…

    Paperback – 2007-11-27
    Routledge

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