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City futures : confronting the crisis of urban development

Author: E A Pieterse
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The 'mega-cities' of the developing world are home to over 10 million people each and even smaller cities are experiencing unprecedented population surges. The problems surrounding this influx of  Read more...


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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E A Pieterse
ISBN: 9781848136274 1848136277
OCLC Number: 990191198
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents: Introduction : deciphering city futures --
Urbanization trends and implications --
Mainstream agenda I : shelter for all --
Mainstream agenda II : good governance --
Reconceptualising the political in cities --
Informal everyday urbanism --
Counterpoint : alternative urban development --
Making a start towards alternative city futures.
Responsibility: Edgar Pieterse.


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'This is an important and hopeful work that does not shy away from the inequalities and power asymmetries that confront cities of the South, but still manages to show that the politics of the Read more...

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