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Rethinking urban risk and resettlement in the global south

Publisher: [S.l.] : UCL PRESS, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rethinking Urban Risk and Resettlement in the Global South investigates urban resettlement programmes across the Global South from the perspective of risk reduction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)1229088950
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781787358317 1787358313 9781787358287 1787358283 9781787358324 1787358321
OCLC Number: 1255777843
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
List of figures and tables --
List of Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
The problem --
On population movement and resettlement --
On options and solutions to voluntary and involuntary movement and the idea of typologies --
On terminology --
Scope of the book --
About the research project 'Reducing Relocation Risk in Urban Areas' --
Organisation of the book --
Part 1: framing the issues --
Part 2: understanding and interpreting risk --
Part 3: protest and power: resistance to resettlement Part 4: land issues in resettlement --
Part 5: natural resource and human occupation issues --
Conclusion --
Notes --
References --
Part 1 Framing the issues --
1 Resettlement and relocation: an approach to understanding failure and guiding success --
Resettlement and relocation as notions --
Resettlement and existing social conditions and demands --
Disaster risk management: current sector as opposed to integral mindsets --
The way forward --
References --
2 Resettling, re-enabling: the challenge of reconstructing a human habitat --
Vulnerable habitats: a needed reflection Vulnerability, a complex concept --
Inhabit, habitat, habits --
Resettlement: a challenge --
Resettlement: reality may be far from the theory --
Resettlement praxis in Manizales: from one habitat to another --
The habitat of origin --
Destination habitats --
Conclusion --
References --
3 How do relocation decisions and implementation impact risk outcomes? Raising questions after learning from India --
Structure --
Methods and sample design --
Findings --
Decision-making processes --
Triggers and rehabilitation alternatives --
Institutional design --
Incentive structures Implementation and its challenges --
Operational challenges --
Flexibilities --
Innovations --
Some emerging questions --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgements --
Notes --
References --
Part 2 Understanding and interpreting risk --
4 Risk as a subjective concept and its influence on decision-making --
Case 1: Peru --
Case 2: India --
Case 3: Uganda --
Discussion --
Institutional perspectives on risk --
Individual-level and collective risks: acceptability of risks and tipping points --
Perception of risk and actors' ability to mitigate them informs their decision-making Shared understanding of resilience targets and pathways of action --
Conclusion --
Notes --
References --
5 A risk assessment framework for decision-making that transcends economic valuation: understanding why people choose to stay in disaster risk-prone areas --
Valuing risk: household-level policymaking processes and systemic regional conditions --
Framing our approach for evaluating risk --
Asset accumulation and evaluation of risk --
Cost-benefit analysis and evaluation of risk --
Individual household or neighbourhood perspective --
City perspective

Abstract:

Rethinking Urban Risk and Resettlement in the Global South investigates urban resettlement programmes across the Global South from the perspective of risk reduction.

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