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.

Water And Sanitation In The World S Cities

Author: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1844070034
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'This is surely the most impressive and important publication to come out of the UN system for many years.

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 ...

Planet Of Slums

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844670222
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An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world ...

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.

Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters

Author: United Nations
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821380508
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"A combination of case studies, data on many scales, and application of economic principles...[this report] provides an understanding of the relative roles of the market, government intervention, and social institutions in determining and ...

Global Strategy For Infant And Young Child Feeding

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN: 9789241562218
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WHO and UNICEF jointly developed this global strategy to focus world attention on the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children.

Urban Forests And Trees

Author: Cecil C. Konijnendijk
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540251262
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This book covers all aspects of planning, designing, establishing and managing forests and trees and forests in and near urban areas.

Concise Oxford Companion To The English Language

Author: Roshan McArthur
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192806378
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Providing a single-volume source of information about the English language, this text takes in language examples from Cockney to Creole across a historical range from Chaucer to Chomsky.