Cities & the Developing World Products

  • '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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy Innovation in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paavo Monkkonen

    Housing problems have become increasingly complex in the Global South. An increased pressure to upgrade older stock, to provide adequate infrastructure, and bring city amenities to urban peripheries compounds the continued need for new housing of a decent standard. This comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Peri-Urban China

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

    By Li Tian

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • 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, focusing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanization in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia

    Wheels of change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia explores the nexus between automobility and development in a pan-Asian comparative perspective. The book seeks to integrate the policies, production forms, consumption preferences and symbolism implicated in emerging Asian automobilities. Using empirically…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Planning Abu Dhabi

    An Urban History, 1st Edition

    By Alamira Reem Bani Hashim

    Abu Dhabi’s urban development path contrasts sharply with its exuberant neighbour, Dubai. As Alamira Reem puts it, Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates since 1971, ‘has been quietly devising its own plans … to manifest its role and stature as a capital city’. Alamira Reem, a native Abu…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Women's Empowerment in Indonesia

    A Poor Community in Jakarta, 1st Edition

    By Sri Wiyanti Eddyono

    The idea that development projects in poor countries are most effective when they harness the agency of women is a well known theme. Most studies of women’s agency in such projects, however, focus on the role of non-governmental organizations in facilitating women’s agency. This book, on the other…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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