Dissertation Abstracts International

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This study examines the beginning of modern city planning in Guangzhou, the
establishment of its framework, its progressive ... commerce, mechanized
transport , residential living with proper sanitation, and the provision of public
amenities to serve them. ... Partnerships in sanitary services delivery for the
urban poor in Bangladesh cities: Governance and capacity building. ... Focusing
on the case studies of the two cities, this research argues that urban governance
— the relationships ...

Beyond Metropolis

Author: Aprodicio A. Laquian
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
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Beyond Metropolis studies planning and governance in the regions surrounding the twelve cities in Asia with populations over ten million: Tokyo, Mumbai, Kolkata, Dhaka, Delhi, Shanghai, Jakarta, Osaka, Beijing, Karachi, Metro Manila, and ...

Climate Change And Cities

Author: Cynthia Rosenzweig
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139497405
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This book is the First UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities. The authors are all international experts from a diverse range of cities with varying socio-economic conditions, from both the developing and developed world.

Planet Of Slums

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844670222
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An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world ...

Urban Disasters And Resilience In Asia

Author: Rajib Shaw
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0128023775
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The book offers an in-depth and multidisciplinary approach to reducing the impact of disasters by examining specific evidence from events in these areas that can be used to develop best practices and increase urban resilience worldwide.

Greeen Solutions For Livable Cities

Author: Sonia Chand Sandhu
Publisher: Asian Development Bank
ISBN: 9292573519
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With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations, the book comes at the right time to offer integrated urban development solutions that can translate global development commitments into urban-level actions to ...

Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases In Bangladesh

Author: Sameh El-Saharty
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821399217
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With increased life expectancy, declining fertility, and sustained economic growth, the disease burden in Bangladesh has shifted from infectious to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Wetland Science

Author: B. Anjan Kumar Prusty
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 8132237153
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This book is an attempt to acknowledge the discipline ‘wetland science’ and to consolidate research findings, reviews and synthesis articles on different aspects of the wetlands in South Asia.