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Contested space : street trading, public space, and livelihoods in developing cities / edited by Alison Brown.

Contributor(s): Brown, Alison (Alison Margaret Braithwaite) [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Urban management series. Producer: Rugby, UK : ITDG Publishing, c2006Description: xxiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1853396303 ($32.00); 9781853396304 (paperback.).Subject(s): Urban policy -- Developing countries | City planning -- Developing countries | Street vendors -- Developing countries | Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries | Poor -- Employment -- Developing countriesDDC classification:
Contents:
1. Challenging street livelihoods /​ Alison Brown 2. Urban public space in the developing world - a resource for the poor /​ Alison Brown 3. Informal enterprise and street trading : a civil society and urban management perspective /​ Nicola Pratt 4. Setting the context : social, economic and political influences on the informal sector in Ghana, Lesotho, Nepal and Tanzania /​ Alison Brown 5. An enabling framework? : governance and street trading in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania /​ Tumsifu Nnkya 6. Fulcrum of the urban economy : governance and street livelihoods in Kumasi, Ghana /​ Rudith King 7. Poverty reduction strategies in Ghana /​ Romanus D. Dinye 8. Contest and conflict : governance and street livelihoods in Maseru, Lesotho /​ Setsabi Setsabi 9. The new urban economy : governance and street livelihoods in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal /​ Sudha Shrestha 10. Street trading in four cities : a comparison /​ Alison Brown 11. Enabling the street economy /​ Alison Brown and Carole Rakodi.
Summary: "This is essential reading for all those interested in innovative city governance, for planners, NGOs, students, academics, and practitioners in Development Studies and Urban Development."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-235) and index.

1. Challenging street livelihoods /​ Alison Brown
2. Urban public space in the developing world - a resource for the poor /​ Alison Brown
3. Informal enterprise and street trading : a civil society and urban management perspective /​ Nicola Pratt
4. Setting the context : social, economic and political influences on the informal sector in Ghana, Lesotho, Nepal and Tanzania /​ Alison Brown
5. An enabling framework? : governance and street trading in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania /​ Tumsifu Nnkya
6. Fulcrum of the urban economy : governance and street livelihoods in Kumasi, Ghana /​ Rudith King
7. Poverty reduction strategies in Ghana /​ Romanus D. Dinye
8. Contest and conflict : governance and street livelihoods in Maseru, Lesotho /​ Setsabi Setsabi
9. The new urban economy : governance and street livelihoods in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal /​ Sudha Shrestha
10. Street trading in four cities : a comparison /​ Alison Brown
11. Enabling the street economy /​ Alison Brown and Carole Rakodi.

"This is essential reading for all those interested in innovative city governance, for planners, NGOs, students, academics, and practitioners in Development Studies and Urban Development."

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