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Author Herrle, Peter.

Title From Local Action to Global Networks
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (196 pages)
Series Global Urban Studies
Global urban studies.
Contents Cover Page -- Global Urban Studies -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction: Housing Processes Taking Roots in Local Action and Extending to Global Networks -- PART I QUALITIES OF NETWORKS BY URBAN POOR -- Chapter 1 Urban Poor Housing Development in Asia: From Target Group to Negotiating Partner -- Chapter 2 How Urban Poor Networks are Re-scaling the Housing Process in Thailand, the Philippines and South Africa -- Chapter 3 Transnational Networks of Urban Poor Federations and their Modes of Action and Cooperation -- Lessons from Tanzania -- PART II POSITIONING OF URBAN POOR NETWORKS -- Chapter 4 Moving from Consultation to Empowerment? The Role of Slum Dweller Organizations in Global Policy Networks -- Chapter 5 From Grassroots Shacks to the Towers of Power: Relationship Building of Transnational Urban Poor Networks. Experiences from Africa and Asia1 -- Chapter 6 Quiet Conflict: Institutional Change, Informal Settlement Upgrading, and Formalized Partnerships Between Local Authorities and Urban Social Movements in South Africa -- Chapter 7 Transforming the Housing Process in the Philippines: The Role of Local-Global Networks by the Urban Poor -- PART III URBAN POOR NETWORKS IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY -- Chapter 8 Urban Grassroots Movements and Agencies of Development Cooperation -- Chapter 9 Making Sure the 'Voices of the Poor' are Heard: Why Forms of Transnational Activism Can Make a Difference -- Chapter 10 Grappling with Housing Issues at the City Scale: Mobilizing the Right to the City in South Africa -- Chapter 11 Collective Strength by Global Networks of the Urban Poor: Policy Implications of Affordable Housing and Co-development Strategies1 -- Chapter 12 Transnational Networks of Urban Poor: Key for a More Collaborative Urban Governance? -- Index
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Subject Housing policy--Developing countries--Citizen participation
Form Electronic book
Author Herrle, Peter.
Ley, Astrid.
Reese, Professor Laura A
ISBN 1317132122