Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Cities & the Developing World Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 86 new and published books in the subject of Cities & the Developing World — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 5

  1. New Trends in Development Theory

    Essays in Development and Social Theory

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The theme of this work, first published in 1985, is the exchange between issues of development and problems of social theory. They provide preliminary analysis of the multiplicity of social-theoretic arguments in development theory and their implications for social theory in general. The book...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Circulation in Third World Countries

    Edited by R Mansell Prothero, Murray Chapman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Circulation is common in Third World countries and involves reciprocal flows of people, goods and ideas. The essays in this volume, first published in1985, discuss concepts associated with circulation in its various forms, and they present empirical evidence based on field work from holistic,...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Assembling for Development

    The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States

    By Leslie Sklair

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Interdependent Development

    By Harold Brookfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Rather than being a book about ‘development’ per se, this work, first published in 1975, is instead a book about ideas about development, designed for those drawn by a concern over social injustice into the development field. In a selective review of theory, which gives particular emphasis to the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Urban Poverty in the Global South

    Scale and Nature

    By Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite

    One in seven of the world’s population live in poverty in urban areas, and the vast majority of these live in the Global South – mostly in overcrowded informal settlements with inadequate water, sanitation, health care and schools provision. This book explains how and why the scale and depth...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Locating Right to the City in the Global South

    Edited by Tony Roshan Samara, Shenjing He, Guo Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Cities and Sustainability

    Edited by Joan Fitzgerald, Michael J. Motta Jr.

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    ‘Sustainability’ is widely recognized as a key objective of urban development in the twenty-first century. But how is it realized in practice? What are its historical origins and its theoretical underpinnings? How does it connect to, or inform, related movements which seek to create more liveable...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Connected City

    How Networks are Shaping the Modern Metropolis

    By Zachary P. Neal

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    The Connected City explores how thinking about networks helps make sense of modern cities: what they are, how they work, and where they are headed. Cities and urban life can be examined as networks, and these urban networks can be examined at many different levels. The book focuses on three...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions

    Edited by Henrik Hansen, Ole Winckler Andersen, Howard White

    The focus on results in development agencies has led to increased focus on impact evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of development programmes. This book illustrates the broad range of methods available for counterfactual analysis of infrastructure programmes such as establishment,...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge