Environment & Urbanization

World leading environmental and urban studies journal

Book notes

The definition of infrastructure itself has to be expanded beyond cement and pipes to include infrastructure as process, infrastructure as knowledge and in

This is a very fine, very detailed and beautifully presented comparative study of six cities – London, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Delhi, Mumbai – each of them among the world’s largest cities, each part of a functioning democracy, each with successes and failures.

DIY Urbanism in Africa: Politics and Practice engages with the fascinating topic of DIY urbanism and draws on cases from sub-Saharan Africa to exp

In the words of the author, the sanitation crisis this book describes is not some abstraction.

The atlas is a study of the spatial logic of informal settlement development and what shapes or is shaped by it.

Our current climate emergency is unfolding within the context of extended urbanization, and the disconnection between theory and policy and politics of climate change has urgent socio-ecological implications.

Nancy Odendaal’s book ‘Disruptive Urbanism’ is concerned with the role that digital platforms could play in the future of African cities.

Tom Goodfellow’s volume is part of the official book series of the Development Studies Association of the UK, ‘Critical Frontiers of Theory, Research, and Policy in International Development Studies.’ It

Displacement affects more than 100 million people worldwide and is often prolonged. Many displaced people seek opportunities in cities.

Crankshaw’s volume builds on earlier work to provide a comprehensive analysis of economic and social inequality in Johannesburg.