E-books on urban development

The E-books are integrated into our institute's main library collection, which consists of a unique collection of digital and print materials covering housing and urban development in emerging economies. An online version of the IHS main library collection database can be found at Cat database.

This section is divided into fourteen thematic categories, and when logged on the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) network, staff and participants will be able access the content simply by clicking on the links to the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) of each of the more than 180 E-books listed in this section.

  1. City Monographs
  2. Climate Change
  3. Community Participation and Co-production
  4. Gender and Inequality
  5. Housing, Informal Settlements and Resettlement
  6. Smart Cities
  7. Sustainable Cities
  8. Urbanization, Cities and Mega-Cities
  9. Urban Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
  10. Urban Informality
  11. Urban Infrastructure (Water and Waste)
  12. Urban Land
  13. Urban Planning
  14. Urban Policy, SDG 11, and the New Urban Agenda (NUA)
  15. Urban Food Security

Collins, F. L. (2018). Global Asian city : migration, desire and the politics of encounter in 21st century Seoul (RGS-IBG book series). Hoboken: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119380030
Hellman, J., Thynell, M. and Voorst, R. van (Eds.). (2018). Jakarta : Claiming spaces and rights in the city (Routledge research on urban Asia series). Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315111919
Marques, E. C. L. (Ed.). (2021). The politics of incremental progressivism : governments, governances and urban policy changes in São Paulo (IJURR studies in urban and social change book series). Hoboken: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119647898
Rowe, P. G. and Hee, L. (2019). A city in blue and green : the Singapore story. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-9597-0
Taylor, P., Ni, P. and Liu, K. (2016). Global research of cities : a case of Chengdu. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-981-3


Allam, Z., Jones, D. and Thondoo, M. (2020). Cities and climate change : climate policy, economic resilience and urban sustainability (Palgrave studies in climate resilient societies). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40727-8

Bahadur, A. V. and Tanner, T. (2022). Resilience reset : creating resilient cities in the global south. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429355066

Bartlett, S. and Satterthwaite, D. (Eds.). (2016). Cities on a finite planet : towards transformative responses to climate change. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315645421

Castán Broto, V., Robin, E. and While, A. (Eds.). (2020). Climate urbanism : towards a critical research agenda. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-53386-1

Cobbinah, P. B. and Addaney, M. (Eds.). (2019). The geography of climate change adaptation in urban Africa. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04873-0

Dekker, S. (2019). Cities leading climate action : urban policy and planning (Routledge advances in climate change research). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351047807

Dodman, D., Hayward, B., Pelling, M., Castan Broto, V., Chow, W., Chu E., Dawson, R. Khirfan, L., McPhearson, T., Prakash, A., Zheng Y. and G. Ziervogel (2022). Cities, settlements and key Infrastructure. In H.-O. Pörtner, D.C. Roberts, M. Tignor, E.S. Poloczanska, K. Mintenbeck, A. Alegría, M. Craig, S. Langsdorf, S. Löschke, V. Möller, A. Okem and B. Rama (Eds.). Climate change 2022 : impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. pp. 907-1040. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press.

Fankhauser, S. and McDermott, T. K. J. (Eds.). (2016). The economics of climate-resilient development. Northampton: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781785360312

Filho, W. L., Adamson, K., Dunk, R. M., Azeiteiro, U. M., Illingworth, S. and Alves, F. (Eds.). (2016). Implementing climate change adaptation in cities and communities : integrating strategies and educational approaches. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28591-7

Georgiadis, T. and Cremonini, L. (Eds.). (2021). Urban climate and adaptation tools. Basel: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. http://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-0365-0145-1
Graaf-van Dinther, R. de (Ed.). (2021). Climate resilient urban areas : governance, design and development in coastal delta cities. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57537-3

Hamstead, Z. A.; Iwaniec, D, M.; McPhearson, T.; Berbés-Blázquez, M.; Cook, E. M. and Muñoz-Erickson, T. A. (Eds.) (2021). Resilient urban futures (The Urban Book Series). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-63131-4

Kabisch, N., Horst, K., Stadler, J. and Bonn, A. (Eds.). (2017). Nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas : linkages between science, policy and practice. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56091-5
Katzschner, A., Waibel, M., Schwede, D., Katzschner, L., Schmidt, M. and Storch, H. (Eds.). (2016). Sustainable Ho Chi Minh city : climate policies for emerging mega cities. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04615-0
Ren, C. and McGregor, G. (Eds.). (2021). Urban climate science for planning healthy cities (Biometeorology ; 5). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-87598-5


Arefi, M. and Kickert, C. (Eds.). (2019). The Palgrave handbook of bottom-up urbanism. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90131-2

Hemström, K., Simon, D., Palmer, H., Perry, B. and Polk, M. (2021). Transdisciplinary knowledge co-production for sustainable cities : a guide for sustainable cities. Rugby: Practical Action Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/9781788531481

Marrengane, N. and Croese, S. (Eds.). (2021). Reframing the urban challenge in Africa : knowledge co-production from the South. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003008385

Montfort, C. van and Michels, A. (Eds.). (2020). Partnerships for livable cities. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40060-6

Nared, J. and Bole, D. (Eds.). (2020). Participatory research and planning in practice (The urban book series). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28014-7

Rakodi, C. and Lloyd Jones, T. (Eds.). (2002). Urban livelihoods : a people centred approach to reducing poverty. London: Earthscan. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781849773805

Simon, D., Palmer, H. and Riise, J. (Eds.). (2020). Comparative urban research : from theory to practice : co-production for sustainability (Policy press shorts. policy & practice). Bristol: Policy Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv10tq4cj


González Pérez, J. M. (Ed.). (2018). Urban inequality. Basel: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. http://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03897-201-3
Ham, M. van, Tammaru, T., Ubareviciene, R. and Janssen, H. (Eds.). (2021). Urban socio-economic segregation and income inequality : a global perspective. Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-64569-4
Jaglan, M. S. and Rajeshwari (Eds.) (2021). Reflections on 21st century human habitats in India : felicitation volume in honour of Professor M. H. Qureshi (Advances in 21st Century Human Settlements (ACHS)). Singapore: Springer. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3100-9

Joshi, D. U. and Brassard, C. (Eds.). (2020). Urban spaces and gender in Asia (Sustainable development goals series : gender equality). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36494-6

Madariaga, I. S. de and Neuman, M. (Eds.). (2020). Engendering cities : designing sustainable urban spaces for all. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351200912
Magidimisha-Chipungu, H. H. and Chipungu, L. (Eds.) (2021). Urban inclusivity in Southern Africa (The urban book series). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81511-0

Peake, L., Koleth, E., Tanyildiz, G. S., Reddy, R. N. and Patrick, D. (Eds.). (2021). A feminist theory for our time : rethinking social reproduction and the urban (Antipode book series). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119789161


Adey, P., Bowstead, J. C., Brickell, K., Desai, V., Dolton, M., Pinkerton, A. and Siddiqi, A. (Eds.). (2020). The handbook of displacement. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47178-1
Bah, E. M., Faye, I. and Geh, Z. F. (2018). Housing market dynamics in Africa. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-59792-2
Bredenoord, J., Lindert P. van and Smets, P. (2014). Affordable housing in the urban Global South : seeking sustainable solutions. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315849539
Brickell, K., Fernández Arrigoitia, M. and Vasudevan, A. (Eds.). (2017). Geographies of forced eviction : dispossession, violence, resistance. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-51127-0
Carracedo García-Villalba, O. (2020). Resilient urban regeneration in informal settlements in the tropics. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7307-7
Cernea, M. M. and Maldonado, J. K. (Eds.). (2018). Challenging the prevailing paradigm of displacement and resettlement risks, impoverishment, legacies, solutions. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315163062
Clegg, L. (2017). The World Bank and the globalisation of housing finance. Northampton: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781786435606
Johnson, C., Jain, G. and Lavell, A. (Eds.). (2021). Rethinking urban risk and resettlement in the Global South. London: UCL Press. https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781787358287
Kohn, D. and Pischke, J. D. Von (Eds.). (2011). Housing finance in emerging markets : connecting low-income groups to markets. Berlin: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-77857-8
Ley, A., Rahman, M. A. U. and Fokdal, J. (Eds.). (2020). Housing and human settlements in a world of change (Habitat international - schriften zur internationalen urbanistik ; 25). Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839449424
Moos, M. (Ed.). (2019). A research agenda for housing. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788116510
Mosselson, A. (2018). Vernacular regeneration : low-income housing, private policing and urban transformation in inner-city Johannesburg. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315180403
Nelson, A. and Schneider, F. (Eds.). (2019). Housing for degrowth : principles, models, challenges and opportunities. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315151205
Ni, P., Oyeyinka, B. and Chen, F. (2014). Urban innovation and upgrading in China shanty towns : changing the rules of development. Berlin: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43905-0
Nubi, T. G., Anderson, I., Lawanson, T. and Oyalowo, B. (2021). Housing and SDGs in Urban Africa (Advances in 21st century human settlements). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-4424-2
OECD. (2021). Brick by brick : building better housing policies. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). https://doi.org/10.1787/b453b043-en
Panday, P. K. (2020). Face of urbanization and urban poverty in Bangladesh : explaining the slum development initiatives in the light of global experiences. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-3332-7

Phang, S. (2018). Policy innovations for affordable housing in Singapore : from colony to global city (Palgrave advances in regional and urban economics). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75349-2

Renaud, B., Kim, K. and Cho, M. (2016). Dynamics of housing in East Asia (RICS research : real estate issues). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119073635
Rocco, R. and Ballegooijen, J. van (Eds.). (2019). The Routledge handbook on informal urbanization. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315645544

Smith, S. J. (Ed.). (2012). International encyclopedia of housing and home. Oxford: Elsevier Science. https://www.sciencedirect.com/referencework/9780080471716/international-encyclopedia-of-housing-and-home

Tiwari, P., Rao, J. and Day, J. (2016). Development paradigms for urban housing in BRICS countries. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-44610-7
Yang, Z. and Chen, J. (2014). Housing affordability and housing policy in urban China. Berlin: Springer.


Alavi, A. H. and Buttlar, W. G. (Eds.). (2019). Data analytics for smart cities. Boca Raton: CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429434983
Allam, Z. (2020). Cities and the digital revolution : aligning technology and humanity (Palgrave pivot). Cham: Palgrave Pivot. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29800-5
Allam, Z. (2021). The rise of autonomous smart cities : technology, economic performance and climate resilience (Sustainable Urban Futures). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-59448-0
Calzada, I. (2021). Smart city citizenship. Waltham: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/C2017-0-02973-7
Campbell, T. (2012). Beyond smart cities : how cities network, learn and innovate. Abingdon: Earthscan. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203137680
Deakin, M. (Ed.). (2014). Smart cities : governing, modelling, and analysing the transition. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203076224
Deakin, M. and Mora, L. (2019). Untangling smart cities : from utopian dreams to innovation systems for a technology-enabled urban sustainability. Amsterdam: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/C2017-0-02666-6
Estevez, E., Pardo, T. A. and Scholl, H. J. (Eds.). (2021). Smart cities and smart governance : towards the 22nd century sustainable city (Public administration and information technology ; 37). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61033-3
Gil-Garcia, J. R., Pardo, T. A. and Nam, T. (Eds.). (2016). Smarter as the new urban agenda : a comprehensive view of the 21st century city (Public administration and information technology ; 11). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-17620-8
Green, B. (2019). The smart enough city : putting technology in its place to reclaim our urban future. Cambridge: MIT Press. https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/11555.001.0001
Halegoua, G. R. (2020). Smart cities. Cambridge: MIT Press. https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/11426.001.0001
Hawken, S., Han, H. and Pettit, C. (Eds.). (2020). Open cities | open data : collaborative cities in the information era. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-6605-5
Joo, Y. M. and Tan, T. (2020). Smart cities in Asia : governing development in the era of hyper-connectivity. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788972888
Kellerman, A. (2019). The Internet city : people, companies, systems and vehicles. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788973595
Komninos, N., and Kakderi, C. (Eds.). (2019). Smart cities in the post-algorithmic era : integrating technologies, platforms and governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789907056
Komninos, N., and Kakderi, C. (Eds.). (2019). Smart cities in the post-algorithmic era : integrating technologies, platforms and governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789907056
Rodríguez-Bolívar, M. P. (Ed.). (2015). Transforming city governments for successful smart cities (Public administration and information technology ; 8). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03167-5
Samad, W. and Azar, E. (Eds.). (2019). Smart cities and the Gulf : current state, opportunities and challenges. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2011-8
Scardovi, C. (2021). Sustainable cities : big data, artificial intelligence and the rise of green, "cy-phy" cities. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68438-9
Sharma, P. (Ed.) (2021). Geospatial technology and smart cities : ICT, geoscience modeling, GIS and remote sensing (The urban book series). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71945-6
Shi, W., Goodchild, M. F., Batty, M., Kwan, M., and Zhang, A. (Eds.). (2021). Urban informatics (The urban book series). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8983-6
Willis, K. S. and Aurigi, A. (Eds.). (2020). The Routledge companion to smart cities. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315178387


Archer, K. and Bezdecny, K. (Eds.). (2016). Handbook of cities and the environment. Northampton: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781784712266
Binder, C. R., Wyss, R. and Massaro, E. (Eds.). (2020). Sustainability assessment of urban systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108574334
Deng, W. and Cheshmehzang, A. (2018). Eco-development in China : cities, communities and buildings (Palgrave series in Asia and Pacific studies). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8345-7
Dev, S. M. and Yedla, S. (Eds.). (2015). Cities and sustainability : issues and strategic pathways (Springer proceedings in business and economics). New Delhi: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-2310-8
Elena, M. and Baro, Z. de (2022). Regenerating cities : reviving places and planet (Cities and nature). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90559-0
Elmqvist, T., Bai, X., Frantzeskaki, N., Griffith, C., Maddox, D., McPhearson, T., Parnell, S., Romero-Lankao, P., Simon, D. and Watkins, M. (Eds.). (2018). The urban planet : knowledge towards sustainable cities. New York: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316647554
Filho, L. W., Azul, A. M., Brandli, L., Özuyar, P. G. and Wall, T. (Eds.). (2020). Sustainable cities and communities (encyclopedia of the UN sustainable development goals). New York: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95717-3
Frantzeskaki, N., Holscher, K., Bach, M. and Avelino, F. (Eds.). (2018). Co-creating sustainable urban futures : a primer on applying transition management in cities. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69273-9
Ghosh, S. K. and Ghosh, S, K. (Eds.) (2021). Circular economy : recent trends in global perspective. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-0913-8
Hes, D. and Bush, J. (Eds.). (2018). Enabling eco-cities : defining, planning, and creating a thriving future. Singapore: Palgrave Pivot. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7320-5
Jupesta, J. and Wakiyama, T. (Eds.). (2016). Low carbon urban infrastructure investment in Asian cities (Palgrave pivot : Cities and the global politics of the environment). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-59676-5
Landy, F. (Ed.). (2018). From urban national parks to natured cities in the Global South : the quest for Naturbanity. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8462-1
Liu, J., Sun, W. and Hu, W. (Eds.). (2017). The development of eco cities in China. New Year: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2287-6
McLaren, D. and Agyeman, J. (2015). Sharing cities : a case for truly smart and sustainable cities. Cambridge: MIT Press. https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.001.0001
Meyer, W. B. (2013). The environmental advantages of cities : countering commonsense antiurbanism. Cambridge: MIT press.
Panagopoulos, T. (Ed.). (2020). Nature-based solutions for restoration of ecosystems and sustainable urban development. Basel: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. http://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03936-243-1
Polese, M. and Stren, R. (Eds.) (2000). The social sustainability of cities : diversity and the management of change. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. https://doi.org/10.3138/9781442682399
Roggema, R. (Ed.). (2020). Designing sustainable cities (contemporary urban design thinking). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54686-1
Salvia, G., Morello, E. and Arcidiacono, A. (Eds.). (2019). Sharing cities shaping cities. Basel: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03897-989-0
Shackleton, C. M., Cilliers, S. S., Davoren, E. andToit, M. J. du (Eds.). (2021). Urban ecology in the global south (cities and nature). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-67650-6
Shirazi, M. R. and Keivani, R. (Eds.). (2019). Urban social sustainability : theory, practice and policy (Routledge studies in sustainability). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315115740
Williams, J. (2021). Circular cities : a revolution in urban sustainability. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429490613
Yanarella, E. J. and Levine, R. S. (2020). From eco-cities to sustainable city-regions : China's uncertain quest for an ecological civilization. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839102783


Bandyopadhyay, S., Pathak, C. R. and Dentinho, T. P. (Eds.). (2020). Urbanization and regional sustainability in south Asia : socio-economic drivers, environmental pressures and policy responses (Contemporary south Asian studies). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23796-7
Baisotti, P. (Ed.) (2022). New global cities in Latin America and Asia : welcome to the twenty-first century. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press. https://doi.org/10.3998/mpub.12105185
Bracken, G. (2012). Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789089643988
Cabannes, Y., Douglass, M. and Padawangi, R. (Eds.). (2018). Cities in Asia by and for the people (Asian cities ; 7). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. http://oapen.org/download?type=document&docid=1001767
Chirisa, I. and Chigudu, A. (Eds.) (2021). Resilience and sustainability in urban Africa : context, facets and alternatives in Zimbabwe (Advances in 21st Century Human Settlements (ACHS)). Singapore: Springer. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3288-4
Denis, E. and Zerah, M. (Eds.). (2017). Subaltern urbanisation in India : an introduction to the dynamics of ordinary towns (Exploring urban change in south Asia). New Delhi: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-3616-0
Elmqvist, T., Fragkias, M., Goodness, J., Güneralp, B., Marcotullio, P. J., McDonald, R. I., .Parnell, S., Schewenius, M., Sendstad, M., Seto, Karen C. and Wilkinson, C. (Eds.). (2013). Urbanization, biodiversity and ecosystem services : challenges and opportunities : a global assessment. Dordrecht: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1
Heinrigs, P. and Trémolières, M. (2020). Africa's urbanisation dynamics 2020 : Africapolis, mapping a new urban geography. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). https://doi.org/10.1787/b6bccb81-en
Huang, Y. (Ed.). (2020). Chinese cities in the 21st century. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34780-2
Jayanthakumaran, K., Verma, R., Wan, G. and Wilson, E. (Eds.). (2019). Internal migration, urbanization and poverty in Asia : dynamics and interrelationships. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-1537-4

Kateja, A. and Jain, R. (Eds.) (2021). Urban growth and environmental issues in India. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4273-9

Labbé, D. and Sorensen, A. (Eds.). (2020). Handbook of megacities and megacity-regions. Northampton: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788972703
Li, Q. (2020). China's development under a differential urbanization model (Research series on the Chinese dream and China's development path). Singapore: Springer/Social Sciences Academic Press (SSAP). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-9451-5
Logan, J. R. (Ed.). (2008). Urban China in transition. Oxford: Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470712870
Marais, L., Nel, E. and Donaldson, R. (Eds.). (2016). Secondary cities and development. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315667683
Mukherjee, J. (Ed.). (2018). Sustainable urbanization in India : challenges and opportunities (Exploring and urban change in south Asia). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4932-3
OECD and European Commission. (2020). Cities of the world : a new perspective on urbanisation. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). https://doi.org/10.1787/d0efcbda-en

Ojo, A. and Ojewale, O. (2019). Urbanisation and crime in Nigeria. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-19765-0

Parnell, S. and Oldfield, S. (Eds.). (2016). The Routledge handbook on cities of the Global South. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203387832
Rodgers, D., Beall, J. and Kanbur, R. (Eds.). (2012). Latin American urban development into the 21st century : towards a renewed perspective on the city. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137035134
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