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  • Locating Right to the City in the Global South

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-12-10
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Democratic Plan: Analysis and Diagnosis

    1st Edition

    By Alan March

    Despite ongoing technical and professional advances, urban and regional planning is often far less effective than we might hope. Conflicting approaches and variable governmental settings have undermined planning’s legitimacy and allowed its goals to be eroded and co-opted in the face of mounting…

    Hardback – 2012-09-21

  • The Illegal City

    Space, Law and Gender in a Delhi Squatter Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Ayona Datta

    The Illegal City explores the relationship between space, law and gendered subjectivity through a close look at an 'illegal' squatter settlement in Delhi. Since 2000, a series of judicial rulings in India have criminalised squatters as 'illegal' citizens, 'encroachers' and 'pickpockets' of urban…

    Hardback – 2012-09-20
    Gender, Space and Society

  • Urban Planning and Public Health in Africa

    Historical, Theoretical and Practical Dimensions of a Continent's Water and Sanitation Problematic, 1st Edition

    By Ambe J. Njoh

    Established indicators of development suggest that, as a group, African countries lag behind their counterparts in other regions with respect to public health. Particularly noteworthy is the fact that the public health problems of these countries are rooted in preventable causes associated with…

    Hardback – 2012-09-03

  • Urban Informalities

    Reflections on the Formal and Informal, 1st Edition

    By Michael Waibel

    Edited by Colin McFarlane

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary and international group of researchers working on a wide variety of cities throughout Asia, Latin America and Europe, this book addresses, rethinks and, in some cases, abandons the notions of formal and informal urbanism. This collection critically…

    Hardback – 2012-07-27

  • Opportunities and Deprivation in the Urban South

    Poverty, Segregation and Social Networks in São Paulo, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Cesar Leão Marques

    Contending that everyday sociability and social networks are central elements to an understanding of urban poverty, Opportunities and Deprivation in the Urban South draws on detailed research conducted in São Paulo in an examination of the social networks of individuals who identify as poor. The…

    Hardback – 2012-05-16
    Cities and Society

  • Music Festivals and Regional Development in Australia

    1st Edition

    By Chris Gibson, John Connell

    Throughout the world, the number of festivals has grown exponentially in the last two decades, as people celebrate local and regional cultures, but perhaps more importantly as local councils and other groups seek to use festivals both to promote tourism and to stimulate rural development. However,…

    Hardback – 2012-04-28

  • Rethinking Global Urbanism

    Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xiangming Chen, Ahmed Kanna

    Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse…

    Hardback – 2012-04-25
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Hardback – 2012-04-24

  • Cities, Nature and Development

    The Politics and Production of Urban Vulnerabilities, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Dooling

    Edited by Gregory Simon

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary team of scholars, this book illustrates how and why cities are comprised by a mosaic of vulnerable human and ecological communities. Case studies ranging across various international settings reveal how 'urban vulnerabilities' is an effective metaphor and…

    Hardback – 2012-04-05

  • Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems

    Markets and Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    By Richard Le Heron

    Edited by Jörg Gertel

    Pastoralism as a land use system is under recognized in terms of its contribution to food provision, livelihoods as well as to human security. This book is the first attempt to explore the dynamics of economic spaces of pastoral production and commodity systems for explicit South and North…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28
    Economic Geography Series

  • Fortifications, Post-colonialism and Power

    Ruins and Imperial Legacies, 1st Edition

    By João Sarmento

    For more than 500 years, the Portuguese built or adapted fortifications along the coasts of Africa, Asia and South America. At a macro scale, mapping this network of power reveals a gigantic territorial and colonial project. Forts articulated the colonial and the metropolitan, and functioned as…

    Hardback – 2011-11-18
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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