#DevReads
10 books you should read if
you’d like to work in
urbanization and
development
#DevReads
Looking for a career in development
with a focus on urbanization? Here
are ten ‘classic’ reads to add to your
li...
Shadow Cities: A Billion
Squatters, a New Urban
World
Robert Neuwirth

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The Death and Life of Great
American Cities
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Jane Jacobs

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If Mayors Ruled the World:
Dysfunctional Nations, Rising
Cities
Benjamin R. Barber

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China’s Urban Billion: The Story
Behind the Biggest Migration in
Human History
Tom Miller

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African Cities: Alternative
Visions of Urban Theory and
Practice
Garth A. Myers

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F...
Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic
Hackers, and the Quest for a New
Utopia
Anthony M. Townsend

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Ordinary Cities: Between
Modernity and Development
Jennifer Robinson

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The Age of Migration, Fifth
Edition: International
Population Movements in the
Modern World
Stephen Castles, Hein de Haas ...
Urban Livelihoods: A PeopleCentred Approach to Reducing
Poverty
Tony Lloyd-Jones and Carole Rakodi (Editors)

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World Cities Beyond the West:
Globalization, Development
and Inequality
Josef Gugler (Editor)

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This list was compiled by a survey of available
literature on the subject of urbanization ...
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10 'Classic' Reads on Urbanization and Development

  1. 1. #DevReads 10 books you should read if you’d like to work in urbanization and development
  2. 2. #DevReads Looking for a career in development with a focus on urbanization? Here are ten ‘classic’ reads to add to your library...
  3. 3. Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, a New Urban World Robert Neuwirth ! Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  4. 4. The Death and Life of Great American Cities ! Jane Jacobs ! Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  5. 5. If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities Benjamin R. Barber Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon
  6. 6. China’s Urban Billion: The Story Behind the Biggest Migration in Human History Tom Miller Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  7. 7. African Cities: Alternative Visions of Urban Theory and Practice Garth A. Myers ! ! Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  8. 8. Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia Anthony M. Townsend Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  9. 9. Ordinary Cities: Between Modernity and Development Jennifer Robinson Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  10. 10. The Age of Migration, Fifth Edition: International Population Movements in the Modern World Stephen Castles, Hein de Haas and Mark J. Miller Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon
  11. 11. Urban Livelihoods: A PeopleCentred Approach to Reducing Poverty Tony Lloyd-Jones and Carole Rakodi (Editors) Find this book on Google Books ! Find this book on Amazon !
  12. 12. World Cities Beyond the West: Globalization, Development and Inequality Josef Gugler (Editor) Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon !
  13. 13. How did we create this list? ! This list was compiled by a survey of available literature on the subject of urbanization and development. ! Want to recommend a book to add to this list? Comment below and tell us or tweet @devex #DevReads.
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