Stock Image

Urban Environments in Africa

Myers, Garth

0 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 1447322924 / ISBN 13: 9781447322924
Published by Policy Press
New Condition: New Soft cover
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 09 October 2009

Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 2

Available from more sellers

View all  copies of this book
Buy New
List Price:
Price: 31.85 Convert Currency
Shipping: 0 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

About this Item

Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: 1H; JFSG; RNT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. . . 2016. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781447322924

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Urban Environments in Africa

Publisher: Policy Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

About this title

Synopsis:

Africa's urban population is growing rapidly, raising numerous environmental concerns. Urban areas are often linked to poverty as well as power and wealth, and hazardous and unhealthy environments as the pace of change stretches local resources. Yet there are a wide range of perspectives and possibilities for political analysis of these rapidly changing environments. Written by a widely respected author, this important book will mark a major new step forward in the study of Africa's urban environments. Using innovative research including fieldwork data, map analysis, place-name study, interviewing and fiction, the book explores environmentalism from a variety of perspectives, acknowledging the clash between Western planning mind-sets pursuing the goal of sustainable development, and the lived realities of residents of often poor, informal settlements. The book will be valuable to advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses in geography, urban studies, development studies, environmental studies and African studies.

About the Author:

Garth Myers is the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Urban International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford, CT. He is director of the urban studies program and a member of the international studies program. He is the author of three other books on urban Africa and co-editor for two other volumes; he has published more than sixty articles and book chapters as well.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We carry a comprehensive range of out of print and rare books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. For any queries please use the contact seller link or send an email to books@kennys.ie,

Conor Kenny

Shipping Terms:

All books securely packaged. Some books ship from Ireland.

List this Seller's Books