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Global Urbanisation Experiences

Rumi Aijaz (editor)

ISBN: 9789332700130

Publication Date: Jan 2014

Format: Hardback

Urban experts from Austria, China, Colombia, Germany, India, the UK and the US share in this book practical knowledge and experience of urbanisation. The volume comprises an editorial introduction followed by 10 papers on important urban topics such as city planning and design, transport system, world city network, energy management, and social exclusion. The book also features a concise bibliography of urban studies.
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Urban experts from Austria, China, Colombia, Germany, India, UK and USA, share in this book, practical knowledge and experience of urbanisation.

The volume comprises an editorial introduction followed by 10 papers contributed by experts on important urban topics such as city planning and design, transport system, world city network, energy management, and social exclusion. The book also features a concise bibliography of urban studies.

It is expected that the information provided in this publication would help in exploring options and opportunities for the creation of habitable and sustainable urban centres.
Pages 230
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jan 2014
Publisher Academic Foundation
Subject/s Urban & municipal planning   Urban economics  
Rumi Aijaz is Senior Fellow at the ORF, New Delhi, India. His educational qualifications include a Master’s in Geography (JNU, 1992), Regional Planning (SPA, 1994) and PhD in Urban Governance (SPA, 2004). He has been a post-doctoral visiting fellow at the Asia Research Centre, LSE (2006). He is also an associate member of the Institute of Town Planners, India. He has worked with the NGO Sanket (1994-95) and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (1996-1999 and 2004-05). He has also undertaken a study on gender for the Royal Netherlands Embassy (1996-97). During his education and professional career, he has been involved in numerous studies covering a range of social science topics such as socio-economic and human development, ecology and physical environment, small scale industries, women empowerment, public health, transportation and urbanisation. His writings and views have found place in leading world journals, and acknowledged by prominent Indian and foreign institutions and news agencies.

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