Environment & Urbanization

World leading environmental and urban studies journal

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This paper describes the role of federations and networks of slum/shack dwellers in developing effective responses to their needs through partnerships with local governments. It has a particular interest in the role of Community-Based Engagement and Monitoring in this.

Following  Rio+20 (the UN Conference on Sustainable Development) and the call for climate and disaster risk reduction as priority areas for sustainable development, this book presents a timely re-evaluation of current urban planning strategies.

This book reviews contemporary urban dynamics in Latin America and considers the common features of cities in the region, such as high socioeconomic inequalities and tensions between seemingly dichotomous features (e.g.

This book highlights the complexity of the challenges and solutions to safe and sustainable urban transport.

The environmental histories recounted in this book reveal stark contrasts between Western cities and urban settlements in the global South.