Managing urban futures : sustainability and urban growth in developing countries

Title Managing urban futures : sustainability and urban growth in developing countries / edited by Marco Keiner, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr, Willy A. Schmid.

Published Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2005.

UniM Archit 307.121609172 MANA

Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-269) and index.

Contents Foreword : managing the future city / Gordon McGranahan -- Introduction / Marco Keiner, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr and Willy A. Schmid -- Asian urbanization and local and global environmental challenges / Hans J.A. van Ginkel and Peter J. Marcotullio -- Sustaining urban development in Latin America in an unpredictable world / Alan Gilbert -- The urban challenge in Africa / Carole Rakodi -- The global city : strategic site, new frontier / Saskia Sassen -- A question of boundaries : planning and Asian urban transitions / Michael Leaf -- Shifting drivers of change, time-space telescoping and urban environmental transitions in Asia Pacific regions / Peter J. Marcotullio -- Civil society revisited : travels in Latin America and China / John Friedmann --

State and urban space in Brazil : from modernist planning to democratic interventions / Teresa Caldeira and James Holston -- The chronic poor in Rio de Janeiro : what has changed in 30 years? / Janice E. Perlman -- Unsustainable trends in spatial development in China : situation analysis and exploration of alternative development paths demonstrated by case studies of Kunming (urban) and Shaxi Valley (rural) / Jacques P. Feiner and Diego Salmerón -- Sustaining cosmopolis : managing multicultural cities / Leonie Sandercock -- Towards gigapolis? : from urban growth to evolutionable medium-sized cities / Marco Keiner -- Urban planning in the North -- blueprint for the South? / Klaus R. Kunzmann.

Net info Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip058/2005003240.html

Other auth Keiner, Marco, 1963-

Koll-Schretzenmayr, Martina, 1967-

Schmid, Willy A.

Subject City planning -- Developing countries.

Urbanization -- Developing countries.

Urban ecology -- Developing countries.

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