Posts Tagged ‘Africa’


Relational Poverty Research by RPN Members

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Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: A transformative knowledge network (GenUrb)

February 27

PI: Linda Peake, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada Situated within the dynamic early 21st century context of urbanization, the GenUrb project...

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Planners and the Work of Renewal in Addis Ababa: Developmental State, Urbanizing Society

November 30

Jesse McClelland, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Washington My dissertation project focuses on the politics of renewal in...

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The governance of informality through slum policies in South Africa and Brazil

April 18

Zora Kovacic, Institut de Ciencia i Tecnologia Ambientals, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona The project analyses slum upgrading policies from the...

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Economic knowledge in the urban informal economy of Zaria, Nigeria

May 12

Colin Marx, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London This research is framed within relational processes of...

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Living the Dream: youth, unemployment, and the promise of a middle-class life in Cairo

May 1

Harry Pettit, London School of Economics The rise of a Global Middle Class has been lauded by development institutions, the media, and academia...

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Progress Reports: Geographies of Development I, II, III

October 22

Richard Ballard - Gauteng City-Region Observatory, University of the Witwatersrand and University of Johannesburg This series of...

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The #GlobalPOV Project

February 10

Ananya Roy, University of California Los Angeles and Abby VanMuijen, University of California, Berkeley The turn of the century is marked by the...

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From Poverty Reduction to Structural Transformation: Changing development logics in Tanzania

January 14

Maia Green , The University of Manchester, Department of Anthropology This project examines how  poverty reduction agendas established at the end...

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The Impact of Poverty Mapping on the Geography of Development

October 29

Mona Atia, George Washington University Mona Atia is assistant professor of geography and international affairs at The George Washington...

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