publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

Managing Urban Sprawls in Cities of the Developing South : The Case of Slum Dwellers International

Tesot, Longinus;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för geovetenskaper
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
This thesis seeks to review Urban Sustainability in cities of the Developing South within the broader spectrum of Sustainable Development. Notably, the Developing South has for many years struggled to embrace Sustainability in its general terms: in part, because of the fragile institutions that cannot be counted on to uphold sustainability in the truest sense of the word; and in part because of the numerous challenges that often distract any attempt to prioritize Sustainable Development. Sustainability then becomes an option in the midst of other options, rather than an option that should affect all other options. Narrowing it down further to matters urban makes...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sustainable Development, Urban sustainability and inclusivity, Developing South, Slums, Shack/ Slum Dwellers International (SDI), Soft Systems Methodology (SSM)
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