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The urban challenge in Africa : growth and management of its large cities /

edited by Carole Rakodi.

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Names: Rakodi, Carole.
Published: Tokyo : United Nations University Press, ©1997.
Topics: Cities and towns - Africa - Growth. | Urbanization - Africa. | Urban policy - Africa. | Villes - Afrique - Croissance. | Urbanisation - Afrique. | Politique urbaine - Afrique. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Sociology - Urban. | Urbanisatie. | Stedelijk beleid. | Verstädterung. | Aufsatzsammlung. | Stadtentwicklung. | Kommunalpolitik. | Großstadt. | URBANIZATION. | URBAN MANAGEMENT. | URBAN DEVELOPMENT. | URBAN ECONOMICS. | URBAN LAND POLICY. | URBAN SETTLEMENTS. | METROPOLITAN AREAS. | CITIES. | AFRICA. | GLOBALIZATION.
Regions: Africa. | Afrika.
Genres: Electronic books.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 628 pages) : illustrations, maps
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 0585253404 (electronic bk.)
9780585253404 (electronic bk.)
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System Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Summary: In this work, scholars examine the growth of the largest cities in Africa. It is revealed that the new phase of globalization has reinforced the continent's marginalization, impoverishment, indebtedness, and lack of policy autonomy, rather than leading to economic growth and diversification.
Notes: Electronic reproduction.
Restrictions: Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
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