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Urban poverty and climate change : life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

Author: Manoj Roy; Sally Cawood; Michaela Hordijk; David Hulme
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Routledge advances in climate change research.
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Urban poverty and climate change.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
(DLC) 2015045848
(OCoLC)914226198
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manoj Roy; Sally Cawood; Michaela Hordijk; David Hulme
ISBN: 9781317506973 1317506979 9781317914686 1317914686
OCLC Number: 948171337
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 274 pages).
Contents: Introduction: a short positioning (referring Climurb and Change2sustain, and Climurb International Workshop) and chapter overview / Michaela Hordijk, Manoj Roy, David Hulme and Sally Cawood --
The lived experience of climate change impacts and adaptation in low income settlements / Manoj Roy, David Hulme, Michaela Hordijk and Sally Cawood --
Generations of migrants and natures of slums : distress, vulnerability and a lower middle-class in Bengaluru, India / M.S. Sriram and Anirudh Krishna --
Emerging practices of community adaptation within innovative water and climate change policies in Durban, South Africa / Catherine Sutherland, Michaela Hordijk and Dianne Scott --
A built environment perspective on adaptation in urban informal settlements, Khulna, Bangladesh / Afroza Parvin, Ashraful Alam, and Rumana Asad --
Health implications of climate change for dwellers of low-income settlements in Tanzania / Iddi Mwanyoka, Kelvin Haule, Riziki Shemdoe and Manoj Roy --
Urban livelihoods in an era of climate change : household adaptations and their limitations in Dhaka, Bangladesh / Nicola Banks --
Facing the floods : community responses to increased rainfall in Guarulhos, Brazil and Arequipa, Peru / Michaela A. Hordijk, Francine Van Den Brandeler and Maria Evangelina Fillipi --
From asset vulnerability to asset planning : negotiating climate change adaptation solutions in an informal settlement in Cartagena, Colombia / Alfredo Stein and Caroline Moser --
Climate change and water scarcity : implications for the urban poor in coastal Bangladesh / Aftab Opel --
Innovation in the context of climate change : what is happening in India's informal economy? / Barbara Harriss-White and Gilbert Rodrigo --
Can asset transfer promote adaptation amongst the extreme urban poor? Lessons from the DSK-Shiree programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh / Syed Hashemi, Sally Cawood, Noara Razzak, Mamun Ur Rashid and Manoj Roy --
Redefining risk from below : political responses to landslide risk assessments in the informal settlements of Bogota, Colombia / Arabella Fraser --
Mobilising adaptation : community knowledge and urban governance innovations in Indore, India / Eric K Chu --
Conclusion: Re-conceptualising adaptation and comparing experiences / David Hulme, Manoj Roy, Michaela Hordijk and Sally Cawood.
Series Title: Routledge advances in climate change research.
Responsibility: edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme.

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