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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. China and Globalization

    The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society, 3rd Edition

    By Doug Guthrie

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! In its quarter-century-long shift from communism to capitalism, China has transformed itself from a desperately poor nation into a country with one of the fastest-growing and largest economies in the world. Doug Guthrie examines the reforms driving the...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and...

    Published March 1st 2012 by UCL Press

  9. Gated Communities in China

    Class, Privilege and the Moral Politics of the Good Life

    By Choon-Piew Pow

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    Moving beyond conventional accounts of gated communities and housing segregation, this book interrogates the moral politics of urban place-making in China’s commodity housing enclaves. Drawing on fieldwork and survey conducted in Shanghai, Pow critically demonstrates how gated communities are bound...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa

    By John Abbott

    This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge