Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from by Franklin Obeng-Odoom

By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

The international improvement associations regularly current 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa.

Governance for Pro-Poor city Development is a finished and systematic research of the which means, nature, and results of 'urban governance' in concept and in perform, with a spotlight on Ghana, a rustic generally considered as an island of fine governance within the sub zone. The booklet illustrates how diversified teams adventure city governance otherwise and contextualizes how this event has worsened social differentiation in cities.

This booklet might be of serious curiosity to scholars, lecturers, and researchers in improvement reports, and hugely suitable to a person with an curiosity in city stories, geography, political economic system, sociology, and African studies.

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