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Planet of Slums

Mike Davis - Political Science - 2007 - 228 pages
The classic, brilliant, best-selling account of the rise of the world’s slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now live According to the United ...
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International Handbook of Urban Policy: Issues in the Developing World

H. S. Geyer - Political Science - 2011 - 328 pages
This important Handbook reveals that most urban growth takes place in the less developed world and much of it represents over-urbanization that is, urbanization in which most ...
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International Handbook of Globalization and World Cities

Ben Derudder - Political Science - 2012 - 584 pages
This Handbook offers an unrivalled overview of current research into how globalization is affecting the external relations and internal structures of major cities in the world ...
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Urban Residence: Housing and Social Transformations in Globalizing Ecuador

Christien Klaufus, Lee K. Mitzman - Architecture - 2012 - 313 pages
Riobamba and Cuenca,two intermediate cities in Ecuador, have become part of global networks through transnational migration, incoming remittances, tourism, and global economic ...
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Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from ...

K. Hanson, George Kararach, Timothy M. Shaw - Political Science - 2012 - 297 pages
The current global financial crisis is transforming African prospects. How many 'developmental' rather than 'fragile' states will the continent have by 2020? The need for ...
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Shanghai Expo: An International Forum on the Future of Cities

Tim Winter - Political Science - 2012 - 220 pages
In 2010 Shanghai hosted the largest, most spectacular and most expensive expo ever. Attracting a staggering 73 million visitors, and costing around US$45 billion dollars ...
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Competitive Manufacturing: New Strategies for Regional Development

Stuart A. Rosenfeld - Business & Economics - 2012 - 418 pages
"Originally published in 1992 by the Center for Urban Policy Research., New Brunswick, NJ."
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China and Orientalism: Western Knowledge Production and the PRC

Daniel Vukovich - Political Science - 2013 - 208 pages
This book argues that there is a new, Sinological form of orientalism at work in the world. It has shifted from a logic of ‘essential difference’ to one of ‘sameness’ or ...
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