Paper contribution to the April 2011 seminar on post-disaster community engagement.
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Project, USAID, the International Housing Coalition, the World Bank, and Cities Alliance are teaming up a fourth time to co-sponsor an academic paper competition for graduate and PhD level students focused on challenges facing urban centers in the developing world.
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Papers Series, 26), 1999. PDF: 1MB/38 pages
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; 1997. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series; 9). PDF: 106KB/30 pages
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
The fast pace of urban development has had dire health consequences for the urban poor. The Comparative Urban Studies Project's Allison Garland discusses some of the threats as well as a new joint initiative with USAID that will study and propose strategies to alleviate poverty.