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The Resource Building sustainable urban settlements : approaches and case studies in the developing world, edited by Sam Romaya and Carole Rakodi

Building sustainable urban settlements : approaches and case studies in the developing world, edited by Sam Romaya and Carole Rakodi

Label
Building sustainable urban settlements : approaches and case studies in the developing world
Title
Building sustainable urban settlements
Title remainder
approaches and case studies in the developing world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sam Romaya and Carole Rakodi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this collection of studies, the environmental, institutional, social and cultural aspects of sustainability are considered in a variety of towns and cities in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
307.1216091724
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT169.5
LC item number
.I58 2002
Literary form
non fiction
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1998
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Inter-Schools Conference
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Romaya, Sam
  • Rakodi, Carole
Series statement
Urban management series
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  • City planning
  • Cities and towns
  • Environmental management
  • Sustainable development
Label
Building sustainable urban settlements : approaches and case studies in the developing world, edited by Sam Romaya and Carole Rakodi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Selected papers from the 15th Inter-Schools Conference on Development, held in Cardiff, 29-31 March 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Urban Management Series -- Introduction / Carole Rakodi and Sam Romaya -- Pt. I. Urban environmental management, employment and housing -- 1. Housing and industry in Lahore, Pakistan: good or bad neighbours? / Rizwan Hameed and Jeremy Raemaekers -- 2. Urban growth and development in Shanghai: towards responsive institutional arrangements for environmental planning and management / David Shaw, Peter J. B. Brown, David W. Massey and Xiangrong Wang -- 3. Rational environmental decision-making: some lessons from Thailand's EIA experience / Orapim Pimcharoen and David Shaw -- 4. The effects of home-based enterprises on the residential environment in developing countries / Graham Tipple, Justine Coulson and Peter Kellett -- Pt. II. Achieving Institutional, social and cultural sustainability -- 5. Environments of Harmony and social conflict: the role of the environment in defusing urban violence in Medellin, Colombia / Peter Brand -- 6. Building sustainable capacity for urban poverty reduction / Carole Rakodi -- 7. The role of civil society in housing policy development: some lessons from Southern Africa / Paul Jenkins -- 8. Community empowerment and social sustainability in Florianopolis, Brazil / Denise Martins Lopes and Carole Rakodi -- 9. When the state cannot cope: community self-management? The case of Rincon Grande de Pavas in San Jose de Costa Rica, Central America / Harry Smith -- 10. Cultural continuity: comparing the fereej system and modern housing development in Hofuf, Saudi Arabia / Mashary A. Al-Naim -- Pt. III. Sustainable urban development processes -- 11. Incremental transformations for sustainable urban settlements / Sam Romaya -- 12. Good practice in core area development: combating poverty through a participatory approach / Tony Lloyd-Jones and Sarah Carmona -- 13. Ambitious aims, persistent problems: an evaluation of low-income urban housing policy in Iran / M. R. Dallalpour Mohammadi -- 14. Developing appropriate housing standards and procedures / Theo Schilderman and Lucky Lowe -- 15. Public-private partnerships in urban land development / Geoffrey Payne -- 16. Conclusion: some building blocks for sustainable urban settlements / Carole Rakodi
Control code
53097076
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 299 pages
Isbn
9781853395413
Lccn
2003274449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Building sustainable urban settlements : approaches and case studies in the developing world, edited by Sam Romaya and Carole Rakodi
Publication
Note
Selected papers from the 15th Inter-Schools Conference on Development, held in Cardiff, 29-31 March 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Urban Management Series -- Introduction / Carole Rakodi and Sam Romaya -- Pt. I. Urban environmental management, employment and housing -- 1. Housing and industry in Lahore, Pakistan: good or bad neighbours? / Rizwan Hameed and Jeremy Raemaekers -- 2. Urban growth and development in Shanghai: towards responsive institutional arrangements for environmental planning and management / David Shaw, Peter J. B. Brown, David W. Massey and Xiangrong Wang -- 3. Rational environmental decision-making: some lessons from Thailand's EIA experience / Orapim Pimcharoen and David Shaw -- 4. The effects of home-based enterprises on the residential environment in developing countries / Graham Tipple, Justine Coulson and Peter Kellett -- Pt. II. Achieving Institutional, social and cultural sustainability -- 5. Environments of Harmony and social conflict: the role of the environment in defusing urban violence in Medellin, Colombia / Peter Brand -- 6. Building sustainable capacity for urban poverty reduction / Carole Rakodi -- 7. The role of civil society in housing policy development: some lessons from Southern Africa / Paul Jenkins -- 8. Community empowerment and social sustainability in Florianopolis, Brazil / Denise Martins Lopes and Carole Rakodi -- 9. When the state cannot cope: community self-management? The case of Rincon Grande de Pavas in San Jose de Costa Rica, Central America / Harry Smith -- 10. Cultural continuity: comparing the fereej system and modern housing development in Hofuf, Saudi Arabia / Mashary A. Al-Naim -- Pt. III. Sustainable urban development processes -- 11. Incremental transformations for sustainable urban settlements / Sam Romaya -- 12. Good practice in core area development: combating poverty through a participatory approach / Tony Lloyd-Jones and Sarah Carmona -- 13. Ambitious aims, persistent problems: an evaluation of low-income urban housing policy in Iran / M. R. Dallalpour Mohammadi -- 14. Developing appropriate housing standards and procedures / Theo Schilderman and Lucky Lowe -- 15. Public-private partnerships in urban land development / Geoffrey Payne -- 16. Conclusion: some building blocks for sustainable urban settlements / Carole Rakodi
Control code
53097076
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 299 pages
Isbn
9781853395413
Lccn
2003274449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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