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Silva, Carlos Nunes

Governing Urban Africa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Carlos Nunes Silva

Part I. Decentralization and Planning Law Reforms

2. Local Government and Urban Governance in Lusophone African Countries: From Colonial Centralism to Post-Colonial Slow Decentralization
Carlos Nunes Silva

3. Urban Governance in a Devolved Kenya
Ellen M. Bassett

4. Decentralization in Africa: Local Government and Health Care in Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania
Daniel Kweku Baah Inkoom, Adwoa Yeboah Gyapong

5. Planning Law Reforms in Africa: Case Studies From Uganda, South Africa and Nigeria
Babatunde Samuel Agbola, Olusegun Joseph Falola

Part II. Issues and Challenges in Urban Governance

6. ‘Programmed to Serve’: Urban Planning and Elite Interests in Zimbabwe
Amin Y. Kamete

7. Urban Planning: When Mining Companies Take on Government’s Role—Public–Private Collaboration in Regional Development in Guinea
Pascal Rey, Anaïs Weber

8. Strategies of Urban Inclusion in the Imagined Modern Luanda
Cristina Udelsmann Rodrigues

9. The Rising “Floating Class” in Sub-Saharan Africa and Its Impact on Local Governance: Insights From Mozambique
Anna Mazzolini

10. New Urbanities: Exploitation of Water Resources in Return for a Dream—The case of Kigamboni in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Maria Chiara Pastore

11. Public Spaces in Constantine, Algeria: Between Discourse and Reality
Nadia Chabi, Khalil Bouhadjar

12. Limits of Acceptable Change and Heritage Management on the Island of Mozambique
Margarita Gómez Salas de Schetter, Oliver Schetter

Part III. Citizen Participation in Urban Governance

13. Stakeholder Contribution to Municipal Planning in Mozambique: An Obvious Response?—The Case of Inhambane
Oliver Schetter

14. Urban Practices and Planning. A Moroccan Case Study
Heide Studer

15. My Water, My Choice! The Role of Citizens in Ensuring Equitable Access to Water in Soweto East Village—Nairobi
Jacqueline Walubwa

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, African Politics, Public Policy, Urban Studies/Sociology

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349951093
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95108-6

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