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The urban transformation : health, shelter and climate change / edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close and Peter Brown.

Contributor(s): Sclar, Elliott | Volavka-Close, Nicole | Brown, Peter (Peter G.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013Description: xvii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849712163 (pbk.); 9781849712156 (hbk.); 9780203107683 (ebk.).Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | Sustainable urban development | Urban health | Urban poor | City planning | Urbanization -- Environmental aspectsDDC classification: 307.76 URB.A Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Understanding the twenty-first century urban transformation: A Global South perspective /​ Nicole Volavka-Close 2.Evolving urban health risks: Housing, water and sanitation, and climate change /​ Gordon Mcgranahan 3.Urban health systems /​ Trudy Harpham 4.Healthy urban governance and population health: Participatory budgeting in Belo Horizonte, Brazil /​ Waleska T. Caiaffa 5.Addressing health vulnerabilities of the urban poor in the `new urban settings' of Asia /​ Tran Le Thuy 6.The need for shelter finance improvements /​ Diana Mitlin 7.Innovations in shelter finance /​ Diana Mitlin 8.Investing in urban water and sanitation systems /​ Catarina Fonseca 9.Perceiving the social and economic consequences of natural disaster shocks or getting ready for climate change /​ John C. Mutter 10.The urbanization of climate change: Responding to a new global challenge /​ Shagun Mehrotra.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1.Understanding the twenty-first century urban transformation: A Global South perspective /​ Nicole Volavka-Close
2.Evolving urban health risks: Housing, water and sanitation, and climate change /​ Gordon Mcgranahan
3.Urban health systems /​ Trudy Harpham
4.Healthy urban governance and population health: Participatory budgeting in Belo Horizonte, Brazil /​ Waleska T. Caiaffa
5.Addressing health vulnerabilities of the urban poor in the `new urban settings' of Asia /​ Tran Le Thuy
6.The need for shelter finance improvements /​ Diana Mitlin
7.Innovations in shelter finance /​ Diana Mitlin
8.Investing in urban water and sanitation systems /​ Catarina Fonseca
9.Perceiving the social and economic consequences of natural disaster shocks or getting ready for climate change /​ John C. Mutter
10.The urbanization of climate change: Responding to a new global challenge /​ Shagun Mehrotra.

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