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Urban environments in Africa: A critical analysis of environmental politics

Urban environments in Africa: A critical analysis of environmental politics (Paperback)

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As Africa's urban population grows rapidly, this important book will mark a major new step forward in the study of Africa's urban environments. Using innovative research the book explores environmentalism from a variety of perspectives, acknowledging the clash between Western planning mind-sets focused on sustainable development and the lived realities of residents of often poor, informal settlements.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communities Publisher: Policy Press Publication Date: 09/02/2016 ISBN-13: 9781447322924  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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.

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