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.

The Politics Of Slums In The Global South

Author: Véronique Dupont
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317557395
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The book is aimed at a scholarly readership of postgraduate students and researchers in development studies, urban geography, political science, urban sociology and political geography.

The Informal American City

Author: Vinit Mukhija
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262027070
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of urban informality? How can we respond to informality positively through
planning or policy, and how can urban design be employed to envision informal
settings differently? Following Roy (2011), I view informality as a heuristic device
to describe the entanglements and shifting relationships between urban
livelihood, policy, and planning.1 However, given this chapter's focus on urban
design, I am interested in how informality is implicated in discursive
representations of place—in ...

Modeling And Simulating Urban Processes

Author: Andreas Koch
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 364350036X
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Urban informality has been recognised as a predominant “mode of urbanisation”
(Roy 2005) in many developing countries, and the discourse on informality has
shifted from a formal-informal dichotomy (de Soto 2000, Hall and Pfeiffer 2000) to
a formal-informal continuum (Roy & AlSayyad 2004). This is a consequence of
the fact that the formal and informal sectors are strongly interlinked and
complement each other. Although research has focused on informal urbanisation
and many ...

Urban Informalities

Author: Michael Waibel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317003756
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Bringing together an interdisciplinary and international group of researchers working on a wide variety of cities throughout Asia, Latin America and Europe, this book addresses, rethinks and, in some cases, abandons the notions of formal ...

A Possible Way Out

Author: Ahmed Mounir Soliman
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761827023
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URBAN INFORMALITY With the increasing demand for housing plots/units by
low-income groups, and the difficulty of obtaining a cheap shelter within the big
urban centers, informality has become the main feature of urban development in
Egypt. The local authority has participated directly and indirectly in increasing the
level of informal development. Also, some governmental procedures or
regulations have led directly to encourage people to develop their land illegally.