Inclusive Urban Planning: State of the Urban Poor Report 2013

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EditorMinistry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation,

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The State of the Urban Poor Report is a flagship document of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India. During the past decade, inclusive growth has become an integral objective of policymaking in India. The 2013 Report analyses India's performance in achievingthis objective for its urban population. Using a combination of rich empirical data and rigorous analysis, this report covers areas such as spatial development for inclusive settlements; institutional, regulatory, and legislative framework for urban planning; economic contribution of the urban poor;maintenance of tenements for slum rehabilitation; and sustainable transport. Apart from these the volume also includes case studies on financing of incremental housing improvements, tenure regularization in urban slums, inclusive planning in South Africa and Brazil, development of a culturaldistrict in Hong Kong, and public housing in Canada. The report reflects that the present initiatives are not sufficient to achieve equitable opportunities for decent living and livelihoods for the urban poor. Cities and towns in India still suffer from lack of basic infrastructure and excessive focus on mater plans which has also excluded a largesection of the population from the benefits of development. The volume highlights such bottlenecks and also elucidates on the policy options and steps required to remove them.

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The State of the Urban Poor Report is a flagship document of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India. During the past decade, inclusive growth has become an integral objective of policymaking in India. The 2013 Report analyses India's performance in achievingthis objective for its urban population. Us...

This report was compiled by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 11.25 × 8.75 × 0.68 inPublished:March 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ForewordPrefaceO.P. Mathur: Introduction and OverviewPART I: INCLUSIVE URBAN PLANNING1. Arun Kumar Misra and Shubhagato Dasgupta: Evolution of National Policies for Affordable Housing and Basic Services for the Urban Poor2. Giovana Beltrao and Earl Kessler: Urban Planning and Land Management for Promoting Inclusive Cities3. David Dowall and Peter Ellis: Making Cities Work: Planning and Managing Land Use4. Geetam Tiwari: What Makes Sustainable Transport Inclusive?5. Gautam Bhan: The Intent to Reside: Spatial Illegality, Inclusive Planning, and Urban Social SecurityPART II: COUNTRY PAPERS6. Kunal Sen: Inclusive Growth, Social Exclusion, and the Urban Poor: Taking a "Production Lens" to Informality in India7. Susan Parnell: Inclusionary Approaches to Urban Planning: Lessons from South Africa8. Ananya Roy: The Inclusive City: A New Paradigm of Urban Planning In Indi9. Darshini Mahadevia: Institutionalizing Spaces for Negotiations for the Urban Poor: New Vocabulary for Urban Planning10. Jeroen Klink and Rosana Denaldi: Inclusive Planning and Urban Reform in a Restructured Development State: The Case of Brazil11. Geoffrey Payne: Institutional, Regulatory and Legislative Framework for Urban Planning-Lessons from International Experiences12. Keiichi Tamaki and Narayanan Edadan: Market-Based Mass Housing Development Strategy for Sustainable Inclusiveness of Cities in India: Challenges and Opportunities13. Nathaniel von Einsiedel: Inclusive Urban Planning in the PhilippinesPART III: CITY CASE STUDIES14. Mukesh Kanaskar and Shweta Gupta: Inclusive Urban Planning and Management and Maintenance of Tenements in Cities in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh15. Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy: 1. Contribution of the Urban Poor: A Pilot Study from Bengaluru16. Nithya V. Raman and Preety Narayan: Incremental Housing Improvements in Chennai: Evidence from Three Low-Income Communities17. Neelima Risbud: Research Experience of Implementing Tenure Regularization Policies For Slums: Case of Indore and Jaipur18. Jonathan Beard and Kevin Leung: Delivering Stakeholder Consultation and Buy-In for Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) Development19. John Gladki: Inclusive Planning - A Case Study of Regent Park Revitalization, TorontoAbout the Contributors