Building Back Better
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Editor(s): Schilderman, Theo. Num Pages: 392 pages, 4 black & white line drawings, 27 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: GTF; JKSR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 20. Weight in Grams: 598. . 2010. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781853397011
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Building Back Better examines the context for reconstruction, and shows how developments in the fields of housing, participation and livelihoods have changed and enriched approaches to reconstruction. It goes on to explore the practice of implementing large-scale reconstruction through in-depth case studies of recent programs in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Indonesia and India. Finally, an analysis of selected projects in six additional countries over a longer period of time adds other relevant issues to people-centered reconstruction at scale.
The book intends to inform policy, program design, practice and evaluation.
It will be of interest to agencies regularly involved in reconstruction, to consultants and specialists involved, to aid agencies, to the authorities in countries regularly faced with disasters, as well as to students, academics and researchers.
About the Author:
Michal Lyons is Professor of Urban Development and Policy at London South Bank University.
Theo Schilderman is Head, Access to Infrastructure Services Programme, Practical Action.
Title: Building Back Better
Publisher: Practical Action Publishing
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
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