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Urbanization, urbanism, and urbanity in an African city : home spaces and house cultures / Paul Jenkins.

By: Jenkins, Paul, 1953- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: xix, 274 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781137380166 (hbk.).Subject(s): Urbanization -- Mozambique | Urbanization -- Africa, Sub-Saharan | Domestic space -- Mozambique -- Maputo | Households -- Mozambique -- Maputo | Community development -- Mozambique -- Maputo | Urban policy -- Mozambique -- Maputo | Maputo (Mozambique) -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 307.1416096791 JEN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The aims and objectives of the book -- The intellectual approach of the book -- Contextualization at macro-level -- Contextualization at meso-level -- Contextualization at micro-level -- Life stories -- Integrated findings -- Key issues arising -- Queries and proposals.
Subject: "This book makes an important contribution to global urban studies through an in-depth and inter-disciplinary study of Maputo as a key case study for rapid urbanization, emerging urbanism and actual urbanity across Africa. It builds on decades of experience in the region, as well as a recent detailed empirical study which included unique longitudinal elements--contextualizing the relevance of this more generally. Its focus on the physical aspects of the city, linked to socio-cultural analysis, place[s] it in a unique position in current critiques of writing on Africa"--Provided by the publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references.

The aims and objectives of the book -- The intellectual approach of the book -- Contextualization at macro-level -- Contextualization at meso-level -- Contextualization at micro-level -- Life stories -- Integrated findings -- Key issues arising -- Queries and proposals.

"This book makes an important contribution to global urban studies through an in-depth and inter-disciplinary study of Maputo as a key case study for rapid urbanization, emerging urbanism and actual urbanity across Africa. It builds on decades of experience in the region, as well as a recent detailed empirical study which included unique longitudinal elements--contextualizing the relevance of this more generally. Its focus on the physical aspects of the city, linked to socio-cultural analysis, place[s] it in a unique position in current critiques of writing on Africa"--Provided by the publisher.

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