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Author Deuskar, Chandan, author.

Title Urban planning in a world of informal politics / Chandan Deuskar
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2023]


Description 1 online resource (vi, 236 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps
Series The city in the twenty-first century
City in the twenty-first century book series.
Contents Introduction. The Challenge of Planning the Informal City -- PART I. GLOBAL PATTERNS -- PART II. POLITICS AND PLANNING IN URBAN GHANA -- PART III. POLITICALLY ADAPTIVE PLANNING -- Conclusion. Recognizing the Play Being Staged
Summary "This book draws from multiple disciplines and uses mixed methods to explore how politicians in developing democracies provide urban land and services to the poor in exchange for political support, how this impacts urban growth, and how urban planners can try to be more effective in this challenging political context"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (De Gruyter platform, viewed November 7, 2022)
Subject City planning -- Political aspects -- Developing countries
Urbanization -- Political aspects -- Developing countries
Patron and client -- Developing countries
City planning -- Political aspects -- Ghana
Squatter settlements -- Ghana
Patron and client -- Ghana
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development.
City planning -- Political aspects
Patron and client
Politics and government
Squatter settlements
Urbanization -- Political aspects
SUBJECT Ghana -- Politics and government -- 2001-
Subject Developing countries
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781512823103