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Living the City in Africa - a book by Obrist, Brigit

Living the City in Africa

Processes of Invention and Intervention

Living the City in Africa( )
Author: Obrist, Brigit
Macamo, Elisio
Editor: Obrist, Brigit
Arlt, Veit
Series title:Schweizerische Afrikastudien - Etudes Africaines Suisses Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Lit Verlag
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $44.95
Book Description:

Research on cities worldwide still takes its cue from cities in Europe and the US, which are seen as the standard model. However, cities in the global South are undergoing a much more rapid transformation, including multiple interlinked transitions, with Africa featuring the highest urbanization rates world-wide. Scholars therefore call for a new approach to urban studies which examines cities from a more global comparative perspective. This book discusses the new approach, which pays...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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