Urban Planning and Everyday Urbanisation

A Case Study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Urbanisation in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, poses challenges to urban living conditions. Despite large scale housing programmes from the side of the government, construction and settling processes have largely remained incremental. Nadine Appelhans focuses on the relation between statutory planning and practices of everyday urbanisation. The findings from Bahir Dar suggest that some mundane regimes of building the city are patronised, while others are considered undesired by policy makers. Based on this insight, the author argues that urban development in Bahir Dar needs to be locally grounded, differentiated and inclusive to avoid further tendencies of segregation.

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2017-01-10, 234 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-3715-1

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Author(s)
Nadine Appelhans
Book title
Urban Planning and Everyday Urbanisation A Case Study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
234
Features
kart.
ISBN
978-3-8376-3715-1
DOI
Commodity Group
1725
BIC-Code
JFSG RPC JHMC
BISAC-Code
SOC026030 POL002000 SOC002010
THEMA-Code
JBSD RPC JHMC
Release date
2017-01-10
Edition
1
Topics
Stadt
Readership
Urban Studies, Urban Planning, Ethiopian Studies, Geography, Sociology, Architecture, Anthropology
Keywords/Tags
Urbanisation, Ethiopia, Bahir Dar, Urban Planning, Case Study, Urban Living Conditions, Urban Policy, Urban Developement, Socio-Economic Segregation, City, Urban Studies, Ethnology, Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, Africa

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