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  1. Reshaping City Governance

    London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad

    By Nirmala Rao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    India’s cities are in the midst of an unprecedented urban expansion. While India is acknowledged as a rising power, poised to emerge into the front rank of global economies, the pace and scale of its urbanisation calls for more effective metropolitan management if that growth is not to be...

    To Be Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Teaching in Primary Schools in China and India

    Contexts of learning

    By Nirmala Rao, Emma Pearson, Kai-ming Cheng, Margaret Taplin

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book compares primary education in urban and rural China and India. It focuses on how the sociocultural context including educational policy, educators and parents’ beliefs, and the conditions under which teaching and learning occur shape classroom pedagogy and determine children’s attainment....

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Cities in Transition

    Growth, Change and Governance in Six Metropolitan Areas

    By Nirmala Rao

    This is an up-to-date and topical treatment of how six major cities in Europe, North America and Asia are coping with the new demands on urban government. Population expansion, the migration of new peoples and disparities between cities and suburbs are longstanding features of the urban crisis....

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

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