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Managing urban futures : sustainability and urban growth in developing countries / edited by Marco Keiner, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr, and Willy A. Schmid.

Contributor(s): Keiner, Marco | Koll-Schretzenmayr, Martina | Schmid, Willy A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookBurlington, VT : Ashgate, c2005Description: xv, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138246164 (pbk.).Subject(s): City planning -- Developing countries | Urbanization -- Developing countries | Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 307.1216091724 KEI.N
Contents:
Foreword : managing the future city / Gordon McGranahan -- Introduction / Marco Keiner, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr and Willy A. Schmid -- Asian urbanization and local and global environmental challenges / Hans J.A. van Ginkel and Peter J. Marcotullio -- Sustaining urban development in Latin America in an unpredictable world / Alan Gilbert -- The urban challenge in Africa / Carole Rakodi -- The global city : strategic site, new frontier / Saskia Sassen -- A question of boundaries : planning and Asian urban transitions / Michael Leaf -- Shifting drivers of change, time-space telescoping and urban environmental transitions in Asia Pacific cities / Peter J. Marcotullio -- Civil society revisited : travels in Latin America and China / John Friedmann -- State and space in Brazil : from modernist planning to democratic intervention / Teresa Caldeira and James Holston -- The chronic poor in Rio de Janeiro : what has changed in 30 years? / Janice E. Perlman -- Unsustainable trends in spatial development in China : situation analysis and exploration of alternative development paths demonstrated by case studies of Kunming (urban) and Shaxi Valley (rural) / Jacques P. Feiner and Diego Salmerón -- Sustaining cosmopolis : managing multicultural cities / Leonie Sandercock -- Towards gigapolis? : from urban growth to evolutionable medium-sized cities / Marco Keiner -- Urban planning in the North -- Blueprint for the South? / Klaus R. Kunzmann.
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Includes index.

Foreword : managing the future city / Gordon McGranahan -- Introduction / Marco Keiner, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr and Willy A. Schmid -- Asian urbanization and local and global environmental challenges / Hans J.A. van Ginkel and Peter J. Marcotullio -- Sustaining urban development in Latin America in an unpredictable world / Alan Gilbert -- The urban challenge in Africa / Carole Rakodi -- The global city : strategic site, new frontier / Saskia Sassen -- A question of boundaries : planning and Asian urban transitions / Michael Leaf -- Shifting drivers of change, time-space telescoping and urban environmental transitions in Asia Pacific cities / Peter J. Marcotullio -- Civil society revisited : travels in Latin America and China / John Friedmann -- State and space in Brazil : from modernist planning to democratic intervention / Teresa Caldeira and James Holston -- The chronic poor in Rio de Janeiro : what has changed in 30 years? / Janice E. Perlman -- Unsustainable trends in spatial development in China : situation analysis and exploration of alternative development paths demonstrated by case studies of Kunming (urban) and Shaxi Valley (rural) / Jacques P. Feiner and Diego Salmerón -- Sustaining cosmopolis : managing multicultural cities / Leonie Sandercock -- Towards gigapolis? : from urban growth to evolutionable medium-sized cities / Marco Keiner -- Urban planning in the North -- Blueprint for the South? / Klaus R. Kunzmann.

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