Policy Press

Urban Development

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Youth Work

Improving the Lives of Young People and Communities

Urban Informality

An Introduction

This book provides an introductory overview to the concept of ‘urban informality’, taking an international perspective across the global North and South. It explores theoretical understandings of the term, and looks at how it affects ways of living, such as land use, housing and basic services, working lives and political informality.

Infrastructural Times

Temporality and the Making of Global Urban Worlds

This agenda-setting volume disrupts conventional notions of time through a robust examination of the relations between temporality, infrastructure and urban society. With global coverage of diverse cities and regions from Berlin to Jayapura, this book re-evaluates the temporal complexities that shape our infrastructured worlds.

The Rise of the Infrastructure State

How US–China Rivalry Shapes Politics and Place Worldwide

Wide-ranging and even-handed, this book offers a fresh interpretation of the territorial logic of US-China rivalry, and explores what it means for countries across Eurasia, Africa, and Latin America.