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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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Introduction / Carole Rakodi -- Globalization and Africa: the challenge of urban growth -- Global forces, urban change, and urban management in Africa / Carole Rakodi -- Urbanization, globalization, and economic crisis in Africa / David Simon -- The "mega-cities" of Africa -- The challenge of urban growth in Cairo / Mahmoud Yousry, Tarek A. Aboul Atta -- Johannesburg: a city and metropolitan area in transformation / Keith S.O. Beavon -- The challenges of growth and development in metropolitan Lagos / Josephine Olu Abiodun -- Kinshasa: a reprieved mega-city? / Jean-Luc Piermay -- Abidjan: from the public making of a modern city to urban management of a metropolis / Alain Dubresson -- Nairobi: national capital and regional hub / R.A. Obudho -- The dynamics of city development -- Globalization or informalization? African urban economies in the 1990s / Christian M. Rogerson -- Residential property markets in African cities / Carole Rakodi -- The state and civil society: politics, government, and social organization in African cities / Tade Akin Aina -- Urban lives: adopting new strategies and adapting rural links / Deborah Potts -- Rising to the challenge -- Towards appropriate urban development policy in emerging mega-cities in Africa / Salah El-Shakhs -- Urban management: the recent experience / Kadmiel H. Wekwete -- Conclusion / Carole Rakodi.
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