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The urban transformation : health, shelter and climate change / edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close and Peter Brown
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT241 .U7284 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology)
Sustainable urban development
Urban health
Urban poor
City planning
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects
Physical Description xvii, 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Understanding the twenty-first century urban transformation: a global south perspective / Elliott Sclar and Nicole Volavka-Close -- Evolving urban health risks: housing, water and sanitation, and climate change / Gordon McGranahan -- Urban health systems / Trudy Harpham -- Healthy urban governance and population health: participatory budgeting in Belo Horizonte, Brazil / David Vlahov and Waleska T. Caiaffa -- Addressing health vulnerabilities of the urban poor in the 'new urban settings' of Asia / Susan Mercado,... [et al.] -- The need for shelter finance improvements / Diana Mitlin -- Innovations in shelter finance / Diana Mitlin -- Investing in urban water and sanitation systems / Sophie Trémolet, Rachel Cardone and Catarina Fonseca -- Perceiving the social and economic consequences of natural disaster shocks, or, getting ready for climate change / John C. Mutter -- The urbanization of climate change: responding to a new global challenge / William Solecki, Cynthia Rosenzweig, stephen Hammer and Shagun Mehrotra
Alternate Author Sclar, Elliott
Volavka-Close, Nicole
Brown, Peter (Peter G.), 1948-

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