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Mega-urbanization in the global South : fast cities and new urban utopias of the postcolonial state / edited by Ayona Datta and Abdul Shaban.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
xii, 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge studies in urbanism and the city. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Fast cities in the urban age / Ayona Datta -- Frictionless utopias for the contemporary urban age : large-scale, master-planned redevelopment projects in urbanizing Africa / Martin J. Murray -- New African city plans : local urban form and the acceleration of urban inequalities / Vanessa Watson -- Speed kills : fast urbanism and endangered sustainability in the Masdar City project / Federico Cugurullo -- Envisioned by the state : entrepreneurial urbanism and the making of Songdo City, South Korea / Hyun Bang Shin -- From petro-urbanism to knowledge megaprojects in the Persian Gulf : Qatar Foundation's Education City / Agatino Rizzo -- "Their houses on our land" : perforations and blockades in the planning of New Town Rajarhat, India / Ratoola Kundu -- Mega-suburbanization in Jakarta mega-urban region / Delik Hudalah and Tommy Firman -- Mega-scale sustainability : the relational production of a new Lusaka / Mathew Lane -- Planning new towns in the People's Republic : Political dimensions of eco-city images in China / Braulio Eduardo Morera -- Slow : towards a decelerated urbanism / Abdul Shaban and Ayona Datta.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Case studies.
ISBN:
  • 9780415745512 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 0415745519 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016025153
OCLC:
958932303
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