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 implementation, and its physical
outcome. ... development and building control mechanisms, they had guided and
regulated the city's overall development and transformation that catered to new
urban functions of the era - industry and commerce, mechanized transport ,
residential living with proper sanitation, and the provision of public amenities to
serve them.

Urban Informality

Author: Ananya Roy
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739107416
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Indeed, the book presents a rich view of "urban informality" as a system of regulations and norms that governs the use of space and makes possible new forms of social and political power. The book is organized as a "transnational" endeavor.

An Undisciplined Economist

Author: Morris L. Barer
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773599460
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Incisive analysis of health policy issues in Canada by a pioneering health economist.

Water And Sanitation In The World S Cities

Author: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1844070034
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'This is surely the most impressive and important publication to come out of the UN system for many years.

Environmental Problems In An Urbanizing World

Author: Jorge E. Hardoy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134200781
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In Across the Great Divide, some of our leading historians look to both the history of masculinity in the West and to the ways that this experience has been represented in movies, popular music, dimestore novels, and folklore.

Empowering Squatter Citizen

Author: Diana Mitlin
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849771103
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. The book includes case studies of innovative government organizations (in Thailand, Mexico, Philippines and Nicaragua) and community-driven processes (in India, South Africa, Pakistan and Brazil), which illustrate more effective ...

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 ...