Environment & Urbanization

World leading environmental and urban studies journal

Book notes

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.

Léo Heller was the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation for the United Nations (UN) between 2014 and 2020.

Against the Commons: A Radical History of Urban Planning by Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago begins by suggesting that the commons has become not only an e

Architecture is a unique blend of technical, artistic, economic and socio-cultural developments. Spanning both art and science, it is closely linked with urbanism, ecology, microclimate, environment, natural resources, water, energy and public health.

In recent years, the issues of environmental pollution and climate change have been at the forefront of international agendas.

Delhi, a megacity of 20 million, is a symbol of India’s heritage and modernity, old and new. Its multicultural variety makes it a unique and pulsating city.