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Governing Urban Africa (Hardback)
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Governing Urban Africa (Hardback)

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Hardback 373 Pages / Published: 19/12/2016
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This book explores some of the key challenges confronting the governance of cities in Africa, the reforms implemented in the field of urban governance, and the innovative approaches in critical areas of local governance, namely in the broad field of decentralization and urban planning reform, citizen participation, and good governance. The collection also investigates the constraints that continuously hamper urban governments as well as the ability to improve urban governance in African cities through citizen responsive innovations. Decentralization based on the principle of subsidiarity emerges as a critical necessary reform if African cities are to be appropriately empowered to face the challenges created by the unprecedented urban growth rate experienced all over the continent. This requires, among other initiatives, the implementation of an effective local self-government system, the reform of planning laws, including the adoption of new planning models, the development of citizen participation in local affairs, and new approaches to urban informality. The book will be of interest to students, researchers and policy makers in urban studies, and in particular for those interested in urban planning in Africa.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349951086
Number of pages: 373
Weight: 794 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 25 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016

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