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The urban transformation : health, shelter and climate change

Author: Elliott Sclar; Nicole Volavka-Close; Peter Brown
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Sclar; Nicole Volavka-Close; Peter Brown
ISBN: 9781849712156 1849712158 9781849712163 1849712166 9780203107683 0203107683
OCLC Number: 741542134
Description: xvii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Understanding the twenty-first century urban transformation: a global south perspective / Elliott Sclar and Nicole Volavka-Close --
Evolving urban health risks: housing, water and sanitation, and climate change / Gordon McGranahan --
Urban health systems / Trudy Harpham --
Healthy urban governance and population health: participatory budgeting in Belo Horizonte, Brazil / David Vlahov and Waleska T. Caiaffa --
Addressing health vulnerabilities of the urban poor in the "new urban settings" of Asia / Susan Mercado [and others] --
The need for shelter finance improvements / Diana Mitlin --
Innovations in shelter finance / Diana Mitlin --
Investing in urban water and sanitation systems / Sophie Trémolet, Rachel Cardone, and Catarina Fonseca --
Perceiving the social and economic consequences of natural disaster shocks, or, getting ready for climate change / John C. Mutter --
The urbanization of climate change: responding to a new global challenge / William Solecki [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close and Peter Brown.

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