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Title Urban planning in Lusophone African countries / edited by Carlos Nunes Silva (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
Published Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2015]
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Series Design and the built environment
Design and the built environment series.
Contents "High degree of civilization" -- colonial urbanism and "civilizing mission" in a southern Mozambique district / Pedro Manuel Sobral Pombo (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) -- Postcolonial urban planning in Lusophone African countries : spatial planning systems in Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique / Carlos Nunes Silva (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal) -- Urban planning in Angola in the postcolonial period -- from theory to practice : a critical perspective / Carlos Miguel Guimarães, Sofia Valente & Frederico Costa Leite á (Iperforma/Soapro, Porto, Portugal, Luanda, Angola) -- Questioning the urban form : Maputo and Luanda / Fabio Vanin (IUAV, University of Venice, Italy ; Latitude, platform for urban research and design, Italy) -- Post-colonial transformation of the city of Maputo : its urban form as the result of physical planning and urban self-organization / David Leite Viana (Escola Superior Gallaecia & University of Porto, Portugal) -- Mozambique's rescaled dualistic urbanization : dealing with historical legacies of imperialism and resistance / Céline F. Verøssimo (Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal & University College London, United Kingdom) -- The re-emergence of urban renewal in Maputo : importance and scale of the phenomenon in the neoliberal context / Sølvia Branco Jorge (Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, Portugal; African Studies Center, IUL, Portugal) -- Naming the urban in twentieth-century Mozambique : towards spatial histories of aspiration and violence / Tiago Castela (University of Coimbra, Portugal) & Maria Paula Meneses (University of Coimbra, Portugal) -- Prepaid electricity in Maputo, Mozambique : challenges for African urban planning / Idalina Baptista (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
Introduction / Carlos Nunes Silva (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal) -- Colonial urban planning in Lusophone African countries : a comparison with other colonial planning cultures / Carlos Nunes Silva (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal) -- The city under the first republic in the former Portuguese Africa / Ana Vaz Milheiro (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) -- Empire, image and power during the Estado Novo period -- colonial urban planning in Angola and Mozambique / Ana Tostões (IST, University of Lisbon, Portugal) & Jessica Bonito (IST, University of Lisbon, Portugal) -- The Plano de urbanização da cidade de Luanda by Étienne de Groër and David Moreira da Silva (1941-1943) / Teresa Marat-Mendes (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) & Mafalda Teixeira de Sampayo (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) -- Modern colonial : the urban-architectural laboratory of Luanda / Inês Lima Rodrigues (Universidade Politécnica de Barcelona, Spain) -- The Prenda district in Luanda : building on top of the colonial city / Ana Vaz Milheiro (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) & Filipa Fiza (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) -- The growth of Lourenço Marques at the turn of the 19th century : urbanization, environment and sanitation / Ana Cristina Roque (Tropical Research Institute, Portugal)
Summary Urban planning on the five Lusophone African countries - Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Príncipe - has so far been relatively overlooked in planning literature. Bringing together a team of leading scholars, this book fills the gap by providing an in-depth analysis of key issues in the history of urban planning and discussing the key challenges confronting contemporary urban planning in these countries. The book argues that urban planning is a non-neutral and non-value free kind of public action and, therefore, ideology, planning theories, urban models and the
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Subject City planning -- Africa, Portuguese-speaking
Urban policy -- Africa, Portuguese-speaking
Urbanization -- Africa, Portuguese-speaking
City planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
Urban policy.
Urbanization.
Portuguese-speaking Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Silva, Carlos Nunes, editor.
ISBN 1472444884
9781472444882