The Challenge of Sustainable Cities

Neoliberalism and Urban Strategies in Developing Countries

Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona, and Theo Kolstee

The Challenge of Sustainable Cities

Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona, and Theo Kolstee

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304 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781856494809 Published March 1997 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
INTRODUCTION
1 Cities, the State and the Market – Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona and Theo Kolstee

PART I: THE MACRO-ECONOMIC CONTEXT
2 Contemporary Macro-economic Strategies and Urban Policies in Developing Countries: A Critical Review – Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona and Theo Kolstee
3 Will Higher Productivity Improve Living Standards? – David Barkin
4 Urban Social Policy and Poverty Reduction – Caroline Moser

PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES
5 Contemporary Urban Environmental Strategies and Policies in Developing Countries: A Critical Review – Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona and Theo Kolstee
6 The Environment and Infrastructure Supply in Brazil – Ricardo Toledo Silva

PART III: SPATIAL STRATEGIES
7 Contemporary Spatial Strategies and Urban Policies in Developing Countries: A Critical Review – Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona and Theo Kolstee
8 The Inner Periphery of the City: Symbol and Cultural Expression in the Urban Scenery of Latin America – Roberto Segre

PART IV: ENABLEMENT AND PARTICIPATION
9 Contemporary Policies for Enablement and Participation: A Critical Review – Rod Burgess, Marisa Carmona and Theo Kolstee
10 Learning in a Time of Paradigm Change: The Role of the Professional – John F. C. Turner
11 Urban Reconstruction and Institutional Reshaping in Brazil – Ricardo Toledo Silva

PART V: COUNTRY EXPERIENCES
12 The Challenge of Metropolitan Planning in Lima: Towards a New Encounter – Jorge Ruiz de Somocurcio and Javier Dias Albertini
13 The Informal Commercial Centres of Lima and the Struggle against Poverty – Liliana Miranda
14 Integrated Urban Development: The Dyke Project in Santos – Alfredo Luis Buso, Katia Mellow and Costa Lima
15 The Production of Space: Illustrations from Sao Paulo – Yvonne Mautner and Laura Bueno
16 Community Enablement, Poverty Alleviation and Integrated Savings and Credit Schemes in Bangkok – Somsook Boonyabancha
17 Working with Pavement Dwellers in Bombay – Celine D'Cruz
18 Recent Developments in Indonesian Urban Development Strategy – Sri Probo Sudarmo
19 Brick by Brick We shall Build the Nation: Housing Poor People in South Africa – Ishmael Mkhabela
20 Urban Development in South Africa: Some Critical Issues from Johannesburg
– Abdoumaliqalim Simone

PART VI: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Index
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