Urban Ecology in the Global South
Language: en
Pages: 461
Authors: Charlie M. Shackleton, Sarel S. Cilliers, Elandrie Davoren, Marié J. du Toit
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-20 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Against the background of unprecedented rates of urbanisation in the Global South, leading to massive social, economic and environmental transformations, this book engages with the dire need to understand the ecology of such settings as the foundation for fostering sustainable and resilient human settlements in contexts that are very different
The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 1328
Authors: Ian Douglas, P M L Anderson, David Goode, Mike Houck, David Maddox, Harini Nagendra, Puay Yok Tan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This second edition covers recent developments around the world with contributors from 33 different countries. It widens the handbook’s scope by including ecological design; consideration of cultural dimensions of the use and conservation of urban nature; the roles of government and civil society; and the continuing issues of equity and
Urban Ecology and Human Health
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Ian Douglas, Emily J. Flies, Jennifer N. W. Lim
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-16 - Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

Books about Urban Ecology and Human Health
Urban Theory Beyond the West
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Tim Edensor, Mark Jayne
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-12 - Publisher: Routledge

Since the late eighteenth century, academic engagement with political, economic, social, cultural and spatial changes in our cities has been dominated by theoretical frameworks crafted with reference to just a small number of cities. This book offers an important antidote to the continuing focus of urban studies on cities in
Urbanization in the Global South
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Kala S Sridhar, George Mavrotas
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-16 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book examines the challenges of urbanization in the global south and the linkages between urbanization, economic development and urban poverty from the perspectives of cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. It focuses on various aspects of urbanization ranging from food security and public services like sanitation, water and