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Cities of the global South reader / edited by Faranak Miraftab, Neema Kudva.

Contributor(s): Miraftab, Faranak [editor.] | Kudva, Neema [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge urban reader series.Publisher: Oxon, U.K. ; Routledge, 2015Description: xvi p, 333 pages ; ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780415682275 (paperback); 9780415682268 (hardback) .Subject(s): Urbanization -- Developing countries | Cities and towns -- Growth | ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning | SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human GeographyDDC classification: 307.76091724 CIT Other classification: ARC010000 | SCI030000 | SOC015000
Contents:
List of figures List of tables Acknowledgements Introduction Editors' Introduction to the Volume PART I THE CITY EXPERIENCED "Urban Lives: Stories from Tehran" Ali Madanipour PART II MAKING THE "THIRD WORLD" CITY Section 1 Historical Underpinnings Editors' Introduction "Colonialism and Urban Development" Anthony D. King "Cities Interlinked" Doreen Massey Section 2 Development and Urbanization Editors' Introduction "Development and the City" Michael Goldman "World Cities, or a World of Ordinary Cities?" Jennifer Robinson PART III THE CITY LIVED Section 3 Migratory Fields Editors' Introduction "Township Politics" Mzwanele Mayekiso "The Urbanity of Movement: Dynamic Frontiers in Contemporary Africa" Abdoumaliq Simone "Migration and Privatization of Space and Power in Late Socialist China" Li Zhang Section 4 Urban Economy Editors' Introduction "Working in the Streets of Cali, Colombia: Survival Strategy, Necessity, or Unavoidable Evil?" Ray Bromley "Anchoring Transnational Flows: Hypermodern Spaces in the Global South" Sudeshna Mitra Section 5 Housing Editors' Introduction "International Policy for Urban Housing Markets in the Global South since 1945" Richard Harris "Women and Self-Help Housing Projects: A Conceptual Framework for Analysis and Policy-Making" Caroline O.N. Moser "The Suburbanization of Jakarta: A Concurrence of Economics and Ideology" Michael Leaf PART IV THE CITY ENVIROMENT Section 6 Basic Urban Services Editors' Introduction "Environmental Problems of Third World Cities: A Global Issue Ignored?" Jorge E. Hardoy and David Satterthwaite "Victims, Villains and Fixers: The Urban Environment and Johannesburg's Poor" Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw and Susan Parnell "Formalizing the Informal? The Transformation of Cairo's Refuse Collection System" Ragui Assaad Section 7 Urban Infrastructure Editors' Introduction "Urban Transport Policy as if People and the Environment Mattered: Pedestrian Accessibility is the First Step" Madhav G. Badami "Kinshasa and Its (Im)material Infrastructure" Filip De Boeck and Marie-Francoise Plissart "'Going South' with the Starchitects: Urbanist Ideology in the Emirati City" Ahmed Kanna Section 8 Cities at Risk Editors' Introduction (with Andrew Rumbach) "Reverberations: Mexico City's 1985 Earthquake and the Transformation of the Capital" Diane E. Davis "Disruption by Design: Urban Infrastructure and Political Violence" Stephen Graham "Between Violence and Desire: Space, Power, and Identity in the Making of Metropolitan Delhi" Amita Baviskar "Climate Dangers and Atoll Countries" Jon Barnett and W. Neil Adger PART V PLANNED INTERVENTIONS AND CONTESTATIONS Section 9 Governance Editors' Introduction "New Spaces, New Contests: Appropriating Decentralization for Political Change in Bolivia" Ben Kohl and Linda Farthing "Deep Democracy: Urban Governmentality and the Horizon of Politics" Arjun Appadurai "Sovereignty: Crisis, Humanitarianism, and the Condition of 21st Century Sovereignty" Michael Mascarenhas Section 10 Participation Editors' Introduction "The Citizens of Porto Alegre" Gianpaolo Baiocchi "Whose Voices? Whose Choices? Refl ections on Gender and Participatory Development" Andrea Cornwall Section 11 Urban Citizenship Editors' Introduction "Squatters and the State: The Dialectics between Social Integration and Social Change (Case Studies in Lima, Mexico, and Santiago de Chile)" Manuel Castells "Global Mobility, Shifting Borders and Urban Citizenship" Michael Peter Smith and Luis Eduardo Guarnizo "Cyberactivism and Citizen Mobilization in the Streets of Cairo" Sahar Khamis and Katherine Vaughn Section 12 The Transfer of Knowledge and Policy Editors' Introduction "Why India Cannot Plan Its Cities: Informality, Insurgence and the Idiom of Urbanization" Ananya Roy "International Best Practice, Enabling Frameworks and the Policy Process: A South African Case Study" Richard Tomlinson Copyright information Index
Summary: "The Cities of the Global South Reader adopts a fresh and critical approach to the field of urbanization in the developing world, which has seen significant shifts in its thematic and geographic focus since it first began to be defined in the mid-twentieth century. This Reader incorporates both early readings and new and emerging debates that reflect advancements in the area over the past 30 years and celebrates the diversity of the Global South. . The thematic structure and selection of texts in the Cities of the Global South Reader recognizes the dichotomies of wealth/poverty, development/underdevelopment, first/third worlds, and various forms of inclusion/exclusion. This conceptual framework shapes the Reader's organization around global processes such as colonialism and development and examines the issues and concerns that policy makers face in the contemporary world. These include the urban economy, housing, basic services, infrastructure, the role of non-state civil society based actors, planned interventions and contestations, the role of diaspora capital, the looming problem of adapting to climate change, and the increasing spectre of violence in a post 9/11 transnational world. The Cities of the Global South Reader pulls together a diverse set of readings from scholars across the world, some of which have been written specially for the volume, to provide an essential resource for a broad interdisciplinary readership at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in urban geography, urban sociology, and urban planning as well as disciplines related to international and development studies. Editorial commentaries that introduce the central issues for each theme summarize the state of the field and outline an associated bibliography"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

List of figures List of tables Acknowledgements Introduction Editors' Introduction to the Volume PART I THE CITY EXPERIENCED "Urban Lives: Stories from Tehran" Ali Madanipour PART II MAKING THE "THIRD WORLD" CITY Section 1 Historical Underpinnings Editors' Introduction "Colonialism and Urban Development" Anthony D. King "Cities Interlinked" Doreen Massey Section 2 Development and Urbanization Editors' Introduction "Development and the City" Michael Goldman "World Cities, or a World of Ordinary Cities?" Jennifer Robinson PART III THE CITY LIVED Section 3 Migratory Fields Editors' Introduction "Township Politics" Mzwanele Mayekiso "The Urbanity of Movement: Dynamic Frontiers in Contemporary Africa" Abdoumaliq Simone "Migration and Privatization of Space and Power in Late Socialist China" Li Zhang Section 4 Urban Economy Editors' Introduction "Working in the Streets of Cali, Colombia: Survival Strategy, Necessity, or Unavoidable Evil?" Ray Bromley "Anchoring Transnational Flows: Hypermodern Spaces in the Global South" Sudeshna Mitra Section 5 Housing Editors' Introduction "International Policy for Urban Housing Markets in the Global South since 1945" Richard Harris "Women and Self-Help Housing Projects: A Conceptual Framework for Analysis and Policy-Making" Caroline O.N. Moser "The Suburbanization of Jakarta: A Concurrence of Economics and Ideology" Michael Leaf PART IV THE CITY ENVIROMENT Section 6 Basic Urban Services Editors' Introduction "Environmental Problems of Third World Cities: A Global Issue Ignored?" Jorge E. Hardoy and David Satterthwaite "Victims, Villains and Fixers: The Urban Environment and Johannesburg's Poor" Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw and Susan Parnell "Formalizing the Informal? The Transformation of Cairo's Refuse Collection System" Ragui Assaad Section 7 Urban Infrastructure Editors' Introduction "Urban Transport Policy as if People and the Environment Mattered: Pedestrian Accessibility is the First Step" Madhav G. Badami "Kinshasa and Its (Im)material Infrastructure" Filip De Boeck and Marie-Francoise Plissart "'Going South' with the Starchitects: Urbanist Ideology in the Emirati City" Ahmed Kanna Section 8 Cities at Risk Editors' Introduction (with Andrew Rumbach) "Reverberations: Mexico City's 1985 Earthquake and the Transformation of the Capital" Diane E. Davis "Disruption by Design: Urban Infrastructure and Political Violence" Stephen Graham "Between Violence and Desire: Space, Power, and Identity in the Making of Metropolitan Delhi" Amita Baviskar "Climate Dangers and Atoll Countries" Jon Barnett and W. Neil Adger PART V PLANNED INTERVENTIONS AND CONTESTATIONS Section 9 Governance Editors' Introduction "New Spaces, New Contests: Appropriating Decentralization for Political Change in Bolivia" Ben Kohl and Linda Farthing "Deep Democracy: Urban Governmentality and the Horizon of Politics" Arjun Appadurai "Sovereignty: Crisis, Humanitarianism, and the Condition of 21st Century Sovereignty" Michael Mascarenhas Section 10 Participation Editors' Introduction "The Citizens of Porto Alegre" Gianpaolo Baiocchi "Whose Voices? Whose Choices? Refl ections on Gender and Participatory Development" Andrea Cornwall Section 11 Urban Citizenship Editors' Introduction "Squatters and the State: The Dialectics between Social Integration and Social Change (Case Studies in Lima, Mexico, and Santiago de Chile)" Manuel Castells "Global Mobility, Shifting Borders and Urban Citizenship" Michael Peter Smith and Luis Eduardo Guarnizo "Cyberactivism and Citizen Mobilization in the Streets of Cairo" Sahar Khamis and Katherine Vaughn Section 12 The Transfer of Knowledge and Policy Editors' Introduction "Why India Cannot Plan Its Cities: Informality, Insurgence and the Idiom of Urbanization" Ananya Roy "International Best Practice, Enabling Frameworks and the Policy Process: A South African Case Study" Richard Tomlinson Copyright information Index

"The Cities of the Global South Reader adopts a fresh and critical approach to the field of urbanization in the developing world, which has seen significant shifts in its thematic and geographic focus since it first began to be defined in the mid-twentieth century. This Reader incorporates both early readings and new and emerging debates that reflect advancements in the area over the past 30 years and celebrates the diversity of the Global South. . The thematic structure and selection of texts in the Cities of the Global South Reader recognizes the dichotomies of wealth/poverty, development/underdevelopment, first/third worlds, and various forms of inclusion/exclusion. This conceptual framework shapes the Reader's organization around global processes such as colonialism and development and examines the issues and concerns that policy makers face in the contemporary world. These include the urban economy, housing, basic services, infrastructure, the role of non-state civil society based actors, planned interventions and contestations, the role of diaspora capital, the looming problem of adapting to climate change, and the increasing spectre of violence in a post 9/11 transnational world. The Cities of the Global South Reader pulls together a diverse set of readings from scholars across the world, some of which have been written specially for the volume, to provide an essential resource for a broad interdisciplinary readership at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in urban geography, urban sociology, and urban planning as well as disciplines related to international and development studies. Editorial commentaries that introduce the central issues for each theme summarize the state of the field and outline an associated bibliography"--

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