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Global Urbanisation Experiences
Global Urbanisation Experiences

Global Urbanisation Experiences

by Rumi Aijaz

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Language

English

Publisher

Observer Research Foundation

ISBN

9789332700130 - Year: 2013 - Pages: 229

Binding

Hardcover

Rumi Aijaz

Author: Rumi Aijaz
Eduardo Samper/Several Contributors
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Rumi Aijaz
Publisher: Observer Research Foundation
Year: 2013
Language: English
Pages: 229
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789332700130

Description

Urban experts from Austria, China, Colombia, Germany, India, UK and USA, share in this book, practical knowledge and experience of urbanization.

The volume comprises an editorial introduction followed by 10 papers contributed by experts on important urban topics such as city planning and design, transport system, world city network, energy management, and social exclusion. The book also features a concise bibliography of urban studies.

It is expected that the information provided in this publication would help in exploring options and opportunities for the creation of habitable and sustainable urban centres.

Contents

Contents

List of Tables and Figures
About the Conference Organizers
About the Editor/Contributors

1. Editorial Introduction by Rumi Aijaz
2. Bogota: Recent Urban Transformations and Visions for its Future by Eduardo Samper
3. Challenges and Strategies for China’s Next Stage of Urban Development: Researches and Practices in Shanghai and Huangyuan by Yue Wu
4. Sustainable Cities and the Transport System by Hermann Knoflacher
5. Expanding Transport Networks for Urban and Regional Development: A Study of the National Capital Region in India by Rumi Aijaz
6. The Contemporary Structure of the World City Network: How Industries Connect Cities across the World by Stefan Kratke
7. Meeting UK Government’s 80% CO2 Reduction Target in Local Authority Corporate Estate by Paul Kennedy
8. Energy Transition Policies in Europe and their Social Impact by Ulrich Schachtschneider
9. Addressing the Ultimate Urban Exclusion: Slums by Raymond J. Struyk
10. India’s Rapid Urbanisation and Exclusion of the Poor by Jayshree Sengupta
11. Excluded Berlin: Housing at the Margins of Urban Citizenship by Andrej Holm

Bibliography of Urban Studies

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