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(Re)theorizing Cities from the Global South: Looking Beyond Neoliberalism
The demographic transition of the late 20th and early 21st centuries has shifted the locus of urbanizing populations from the global North to the global South. As the theoretical epicenter of urbanExpand
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Defining a Global Urban Development Agenda
The United Nation’s recent endorsement of a stand-alone urban Sustainable Development Goal and the immanent formulation of Habitat III marks a watershed in global development discourse on cities. TheExpand
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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities
Bangalore is the principal administrative, cultural, commercial, industrial, and knowledge capital of the state of Karnataka, with a population approaching nine million. Economic growth has had aExpand
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Uniting a Divided City; Governance and Social Exclusion in Johannesburg
Part 1: Ways of Understanding Divided Cities - Introduction to a Divided City * Reverberations from a Divided City * Part 2: The Changing Spatial Structure of the City - Beyond Racial Fordism:Expand
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Africa's Urban Revolution
* 1. Africa's urban revolution in context - Edgar Pieterse and Susan Parnell * 2. Conflict and post-war transition in African cities - Jo Beall and Tom Goodfellow * 3. Sub-Saharan AfricanExpand
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The ‘Right to the City’: Institutional Imperatives of a Developmental State
Under conditions of globalization large cities present unique challenges for poverty reduction and the realization of rights. The urbanization of poverty also underscores the imperative ofExpand
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Disaster risk and its reduction: an agenda for urban Africa
Populations and assets, in African cities, small and large, are among the most vulnerable to disaster risk globally. Climate change and demographic shifts add urgency and uncertainty. This paperExpand
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The State of South African Cities a Decade after Democracy
Like other national urban policy documents, the State of the Cities Report 2004 affirms a vision of an inclusive non-racial city in which democracy is stable and development flourishes. But the 2004Expand
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Rethinking urban South Africa
Our reflection on past treatment of urban segregation begins with the assertion that the implicit acceptance of ‘race’ as a legitimate and primary category of inquiry has impoverished theExpand
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Shaken, shrinking, hot, impoverished and informal: Emerging research agendas in planning
Abstract This is the second of two special issues in Progress in Planning exploring emerging research agendas in planning. It brings together scholars from diverse schools working on new areas ofExpand
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