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Reinterpreting Sub-saharan Cities Through the Concept of Adaptive Capacity : An Analysis of Autonomous

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This book explores whether and how a reinterpretation of Sub-Saharan cities, through the concept of adaptive capacity, could bridge this distance and contribute to a new understanding of the contemporary city. The research contributes to improved knowledge of urban and environmental planning and of the dynamics of development and environmental management in peri-urban areas of Dar es Salaam. This knowledge highlights the limits of certain common generalizations on the character of peri-urban areas. Moreover, the research provides methodological contribution derived from considerations on the strengths and weakness of tools and methods for investigating adaptive capacity and for environmental management, in the city of Dar es Salaam. Finally, it highlights controversial issues and possible research paths related to the relationship between adaptive capacity and urban and environmental planning.
Genre: Technology, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Environmental Engineering + Technology, Public Policy / City Planning + Urban Development
Series Title: Springerbriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Liana Ricci
Language: English
Street Date: January 12, 2016
TCIN: 50882395
UPC: 9783319271248
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-3616
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