Attia, Sahar

Dynamics and Resilience of Informal Areas

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Table of contents

Part I. Innovative Policies and Strategies to Informal Urbanism

1. Urbanization, Collective Action and Coping Strategies in Informal Areas of African Cities: A Polycentric Environmental Planning Perspective
Samson R. Akinola

2. From Informal to Formal: What Can Be Learned from Reviewing 50 Years of Portuguese Models, Policies and Politics
Paulo Silva, Helena Farrall

3. Application of Upgrading Strategies and Urban Farming Principles to Mangueira Complex, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alessandra Battisti, Federica Tortora

4. Slum Tourism: A Catalyst for Urban Development? Reflections from Cairo’s Ashwa’iyat (Informal Areas)
Mennatullah Hendawy, Balsam Madi

5. Between Formal Structure and Informal Practice
Riccardo Maroso, Federica Natalia Rosati

Part II. Production, Operation and the Life-World of Urban Space

6. Right to Urban Space in Post-Revolution Cairo: A Study for Street Vending Phenomenon
Nezar A. Kafafy

7. Social Production of Urban Space in Informal Areas in the G.C.R “Missing Values & Probable Potential”
Randa A. Mahmoud, Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman

8. Operative Public Space for Informal Nairobi: The Why Not Junior Academy Experience
Silvia Cimini, Silvia Orazi

9. “Slum” Upgrading in South Africa: Defamiliarising the Global Neighbourhood Aesthetic
Kristen Kornienko

10. Informal Urbanism as a Product of Socio-Cultural Expression: Insights from the Island Pacific
Paul Jones

Part III. The Dynamics of Informal Settlements

11. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Strategies for Housing and Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia: The PNPM Programme in Yogyakarta
Sonia Roitman

12. A South-South Dialogue on Housing; The Facilitator Model and Its Limitations in Brazil and India
Hector Becerril

13. Residential Mobility in Egypt; A Must or a Myth
Rania Nasr Eldin, Heba Allah E. Khalil, Rowaida Kamel

14. A Proposed Statistical Model for Real Estate Appraisal in Historical Mixed Use
Asmaa Ibrahim

15. Water, Food and Energy Nexus, Investigating the Feasibility of the Concept Through the Application of a Sustainable Sanitation System, the Case of Zerzara, Hurghada
Anas Alhowaily, Mohammed Hilal, Anas Khaled, Ahmed Aly

Keywords: Geography, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Regional/Spatial Science, Sustainable Development, Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models

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