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The Resource The urban challenge in Africa : growth and management of its large cities, edited by Carole Rakodi

The urban challenge in Africa : growth and management of its large cities, edited by Carole Rakodi

Label
The urban challenge in Africa : growth and management of its large cities
Title
The urban challenge in Africa
Title remainder
growth and management of its large cities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carole Rakodi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this work, scholars examine the growth of the largest cities in Africa. It is revealed that the new phase of globalization has reinforced the continent's marginalization, impoverishment, indebtedness, and lack of policy autonomy, rather than leading to economic growth and diversification
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
307.76/4/096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT384.A35
LC item number
U728 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rakodi, Carole
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Urbanization
  • Urban policy
  • Villes
  • Urbanisation
  • Politique urbaine
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Cities and towns
  • Urban policy
  • Urbanization
  • Africa
  • Urbanisatie
  • Stedelijk beleid
  • Verstädterung
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Stadtentwicklung
  • Kommunalpolitik
  • Großstadt
  • Afrika
  • URBANIZATION
  • URBAN MANAGEMENT
  • URBAN DEVELOPMENT
  • URBAN ECONOMICS
  • URBAN LAND POLICY
  • URBAN SETTLEMENTS
  • METROPOLITAN AREAS
  • CITIES
  • AFRICA
  • GLOBALIZATION
  • Communities - Urban Groups
  • Sociology & Social History
  • Social Sciences
Label
The urban challenge in Africa : growth and management of its large cities, edited by Carole Rakodi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The challenge of urban growth in Cairo
  • Mahmoud Yousry, Tarek A. Aboul Atta
  • Johannesburg: a city and metropolitan area in transformation
  • Keith S.O. Beavon
  • The challenges of growth and development in metropolitan Lagos
  • Josephine Olu Abiodun
  • Kinshasa: a reprieved mega-city?
  • Jean-Luc Piermay
  • Abidjan: from the public making of a modern city to urban management of a metropolis
  • Alain Dubresson
  • Introduction
  • Nairobi: national capital and regional hub
  • R.A. Obudho
  • The dynamics of city development
  • Globalization or informalization? African urban economies in the 1990s
  • Christian M. Rogerson
  • Residential property markets in African cities
  • Carole Rakodi
  • The state and civil society: politics, government, and social organization in African cities
  • Tade Akin Aina
  • Urban lives: adopting new strategies and adapting rural links
  • Carole Rakodi
  • Deborah Potts
  • Rising to the challenge
  • Towards appropriate urban development policy in emerging mega-cities in Africa
  • Salah El-Shakhs
  • Urban management: the recent experience
  • Kadmiel H. Wekwete
  • Conclusion
  • Carole Rakodi
  • Globalization and Africa: the challenge of urban growth
  • Global forces, urban change, and urban management in Africa
  • Carole Rakodi
  • Urbanization, globalization, and economic crisis in Africa
  • David Simon
  • The "mega-cities" of Africa
Control code
44965841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 628 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585253404
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44965841
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The urban challenge in Africa : growth and management of its large cities, edited by Carole Rakodi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The challenge of urban growth in Cairo
  • Mahmoud Yousry, Tarek A. Aboul Atta
  • Johannesburg: a city and metropolitan area in transformation
  • Keith S.O. Beavon
  • The challenges of growth and development in metropolitan Lagos
  • Josephine Olu Abiodun
  • Kinshasa: a reprieved mega-city?
  • Jean-Luc Piermay
  • Abidjan: from the public making of a modern city to urban management of a metropolis
  • Alain Dubresson
  • Introduction
  • Nairobi: national capital and regional hub
  • R.A. Obudho
  • The dynamics of city development
  • Globalization or informalization? African urban economies in the 1990s
  • Christian M. Rogerson
  • Residential property markets in African cities
  • Carole Rakodi
  • The state and civil society: politics, government, and social organization in African cities
  • Tade Akin Aina
  • Urban lives: adopting new strategies and adapting rural links
  • Carole Rakodi
  • Deborah Potts
  • Rising to the challenge
  • Towards appropriate urban development policy in emerging mega-cities in Africa
  • Salah El-Shakhs
  • Urban management: the recent experience
  • Kadmiel H. Wekwete
  • Conclusion
  • Carole Rakodi
  • Globalization and Africa: the challenge of urban growth
  • Global forces, urban change, and urban management in Africa
  • Carole Rakodi
  • Urbanization, globalization, and economic crisis in Africa
  • David Simon
  • The "mega-cities" of Africa
Control code
44965841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 628 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585253404
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44965841
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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