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Bryceson, Deborah Fahy

African Urban Economies

Bryceson, Deborah Fahy - African Urban Economies, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Fragile Cities: Fundamentals of Urban Life in East and Southern Africa
Deborah Fahy Bryceson

2. African Urban Economies: Searching for Sources of Sustainability
Deborah Fahy Bryceson

3. Urban Growth and Urban Economies in Eastern and Southern Africa: Trends and Prospects
Deborah Potts

Part II. City Economies in the Making

4. Image of the City in Mozambique: Civilization, Parasite, Engine of Growth or Place of Opportunity?
Paul Jenkins

5. Mombasa’s Missing Link: Marginalization or Mismanagement?
Carole Rakodi

6. Dualism in Kampala: Squalid Slums in a Royal Realm
Augustus Nuwagaba

Part III. Urban Livelihoods and Social Dynamics

7. Urban Poverty in East Africa: Nairobi and Kampala’s Comparative Trajectories
Philip Amis

8. Gikuyu Families in Nairobi at the Millennium: Changing Economic and Social Patterns of Family Life
Priscilla Wanjiru Kariuki, Nici Nelson

9. Resilience of a City at War: Territoriality, Civil Order and Economic Exchange in Mogadishu
Roland Marchal

Part IV. Urban Welfare, Housing and Infrastructure

10. A Matter of Timing: Migration and Housing Access in Metropolitan Johannesburg
Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw, Sue Parnell

11. Esther’s House: One Woman’s ‘Home Economics’ in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe
Ann Schlyter

12. From Infrastructural Development to Privatization: Employment Creation and Poverty Reduction in Gaborone, Botswana
Onalenna Doo Selolwane

13. Welfare through Civic Participation: Tabata Development Fund, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Suleiman S. Ngware

Part V. Conclusion

14. Vulnerability and Viability of East and Southern Africa’s Apex Cities
Deborah Fahy Bryceson

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, African Culture, International Economics, Development Economics, Urban Economics, Economic Geography, Urban Studies/Sociology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
366 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230523012
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54789-0

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