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Forthcoming Cities & the Developing World Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Water Infrastructure

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    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,...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mobility, Modernity and the Slum

    The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Only virtuous humans are supposed to move in time to meet their happy destiny or karma. The tale of Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire is such a case of serendipitous mobility towards riches and love – a ‘journey’ in which good heroes and urban communities respecting solidarity are successfully...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Untamed Urbanisms

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Andrea Lampis, Mark Swilling

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    One of the major challenges of urban development has been reconciling the way cities develop with the mounting evidence of resource depletion and the negative environmental impacts of predominantly urban-based modes of production and consumption. This book aims to re-politicise the relationship...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

    Edited by Veronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

    Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Asset Accumulation and Just Cities

    Pathways to transformation

    Edited by Caroline Moser

    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. However, despite increasing recognition of the critical relationship between economic and social development in cities, gender remains an often...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mega-Urbanization in the Global South

    Fast Cities and New Urban Utopias of the Postcolonial State

    Edited by Ayona Datta, Abdul Shaban

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    From master-planned new cities built from scratch in Masdar, to satellite cities in Jakarta, these new cities all point to an innovation in shaping the nature of mega urbanization across the global south. Countries from Asia, Africa, Middle-east and Latin America have all seen repid urban...

    To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge