Series: Regions and Cities
With more than half the world’s population now living in urban areas, urbanization is undoubtedly one of the most important phenomena of the 21st century. As cities across the Global South expand exponentially in size and multiply in number, the disjuncture between the economic functions,...
To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Earthscan Climate
There is overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. It is the poorest countries and people who are the most vulnerable to this threat and who will suffer the most. This book shows how increasing urbanization and growing poverty levels mean that it is imperative to ask how climate change...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Urban Poor Perceptions from Colombia and Guatemala
Latin America is both the world's most urbanized fastest developing regions, where the links between social exclusion, inequality and violence are clearly visible. The banal, ubiquitous nature of drug crime, robbery, gang and intra-family violence destabilizes countries' economies and harms their...
Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge
Theory, Practice and Training
Gender planning is not an end in itself but a means by which women, through a process of empowerment, can emancipate themselves. Ultimately, its success depends on the capacity of women's organizations to confront subordination and create successful alliances which will provide constructive support...
Published July 28th 1993 by Routledge