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  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant, and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    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 – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions

    Edited by Henrik Hansen, Ole Winckler Andersen, Howard White

    The focus on results in development agencies has led to increased focus on impact evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of development programmes. This book illustrates the broad range of methods available for counterfactual analysis of infrastructure programmes such as establishment,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa

    By John Abbott

    This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa

    Edited by Winnie V. Mitullah, Marianne Vanderschuren, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi

    What challenges do pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world? What opportunities do these cities have to provide for walking and cycling? Based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya), this book explores these…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Water Infrastructure

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Locating Right to the City in the Global South

    Edited by Tony Roshan Samara, Shenjing He, Guo Chen

    Despite the fact that virtually all urban growth is occurring, and will continue to occur, in the cities of the Global South, the conceptual tools used to study cities are distilled disproportionately from research on the highly developed cities of the Global North. With urban inequality widely…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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