Dissertation Abstracts International

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This study examines the beginning of modern city planning in Guangzhou, the
establishment of its framework, its progressive ... commerce, mechanized
transport , residential living with proper sanitation, and the provision of public
amenities to serve them. ... Partnerships in sanitary services delivery for the
urban poor in Bangladesh cities: Governance and capacity building. ... Focusing
on the case studies of the two cities, this research argues that urban governance
— the relationships ...

Environmental Problems In An Urbanizing World

Author: Jorge E. Hardoy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134200854
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The book also outlines the changes needed international aid agencies to support this. PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION 'It's rare to encounter a work as authoritative and accessible as this.

Urban Informality

Author: Ananya Roy
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739107416
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Indeed, the book presents a rich view of "urban informality" as a system of regulations and norms that governs the use of space and makes possible new forms of social and political power. The book is organized as a "transnational" endeavor.

Climate Change And Cities

Author: Cynthia Rosenzweig
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139497405
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This book is the First UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities. The authors are all international experts from a diverse range of cities with varying socio-economic conditions, from both the developing and developed world.

Beyond Metropolis

Author: Aprodicio A. Laquian
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
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Beyond Metropolis studies planning and governance in the regions surrounding the twelve cities in Asia with populations over ten million: Tokyo, Mumbai, Kolkata, Dhaka, Delhi, Shanghai, Jakarta, Osaka, Beijing, Karachi, Metro Manila, and ...

Climate Change Human Security And Violent Conflict

Author: Jürgen Scheffran
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642286267
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What are the causal relationships between resource scarcity and violent conflict? This book brings together international experts to explore these questions using in-depth case studies from around the world.

Wetland Science

Author: B. Anjan Kumar Prusty
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 8132237153
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This book is an attempt to acknowledge the discipline ‘wetland science’ and to consolidate research findings, reviews and synthesis articles on different aspects of the wetlands in South Asia.