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Forthcoming Cities & the Developing World Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Geographical Transformation of China

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve ‘the housing problem’ in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal settlements of South Africa, India, Colombia, Honduras, El...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. South-South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Series: Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities....

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal World

    Edited by Faranak Miraftab, David Wilson, Ken Salo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Cities continue to be key sites for the production and contestation of inequalities generated by an ongoing but troubled neoliberal project. Neoliberalism’s onslaught across the globe now shapes diverse inequalities -- poverty, segregation, racism, social exclusion, homelessness -- as city...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Marianne Kjellén, Jonathan Kaledin

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    This book examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and unlike any book before it, explores how each sector and the relationships between them affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Through 21 chapters, the international team of contributors...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge