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The Citizens at Risk: From Urban Sanitation to Sustainable Cities

By: Gordon McGranahan, Pedro Jacobi, Jacob Sonsgore, Charles Surjadi and M Kjellen

200 pages, Tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #116346 | ISBN: 1853835617
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116347 | ISBN: 1853835625
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About this book

Describes how living environments in today's cities can be improved and analyses the changing nature of urban environmental risks, their distribution and how they arise.


Contents

Urban affluence and shifting environmental burdens; urban water, from health to sustainability; environmental challenges in Accra, Jakarta and Sao Paulo; improvements in deprived neighbourhoods; techniques for assessing local environmental problems; gender and local environmental management; urban environmental justice in a changing world.

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Biography

Gordon McGranahan is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London. He recently headed the Urban Environment Programme at the Stockholm Environment Institute

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