Governance responses in the Global South

Governance responses in the Global South




Written in a comprehensive however easy to reach style, Urban Violence, Resilience and Security investigates the different character of urban violence within Latin America, Asia and Africa. It further analyzes how regular and irregular governing mechanisms can provide human security, despite the presence of chronic violence.

The empirically high and conceptually grounded contributions of established and emerging scholars estimate the current state and future trajectory of urban development. They also question shared explanations of the drivers of violence in urban areas and also provide measured recommendations for improved policy and future governance. Chapters thoroughly examine the opportunities and hazards of focusing on resilience as the only method to enhance security and clarify governance and policy practices that can move beyond the rhetoric of resilience to estimate different approaches to attaining human security in urban areas of the Global South.

This invigorating book will be an excellent resource for academic researchers interested in urban dynamics in the Global South in addition as scholars embarking on geography, human security, political science and policy studies. Based on a set of original case studies, policymakers will also assistance from the questions and challenges to the traditional approaches to urban planning and governance that it raises.

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