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 ...

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 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.

The Environmentalism Of The Poor

Author: Joan Martínez-Alier
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1843765489
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This is a wonderful book rich in empirical detail, full of theoretical insights, offering hope in a bleak world, altogether inspiring. . . a tremendous achievement of having helped to create the disciplines of ecological economics and ...

Urban Disasters And Resilience In Asia

Author: Rajib Shaw
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0128023775
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The book offers an in-depth and multidisciplinary approach to reducing the impact of disasters by examining specific evidence from events in these areas that can be used to develop best practices and increase urban resilience worldwide.

Environmental Problems In An Urbanizing World

Author: Jorge E. Hardoy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134200781
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In Across the Great Divide, some of our leading historians look to both the history of masculinity in the West and to the ways that this experience has been represented in movies, popular music, dimestore novels, and folklore.

Greeen Solutions For Livable Cities

Author: Sonia Chand Sandhu
Publisher: Asian Development Bank
ISBN: 9292573519
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With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations, the book comes at the right time to offer integrated urban development solutions that can translate global development commitments into urban-level actions to ...