Pakistan's Urbanization: Housing for the Low-Income

Tasneem Siddiqui, former chief secretary of the government of Sindh Province, looks at how Pakistan can provide affordable housing to its rapidly growing urban population.

Resilience and How to Build a Healthy Community

Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.

Disaster Experiences from the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992-1995

Paper contribution to the April 2011 seminar on post-disaster community engagement.

Dawn of the Smart City? Perspectives From New York, Ahmedabad, São Paulo, and Beijing

Four essays present perspectives on the ideas behind smart cities from New York, Ahmedabad, São Paulo, and Beijing.

Local Dynamism and the Governance of Washington, D.C.: A Study on the Scope of Civil Society-State Engagement

Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Papers Series, 30), 1999. PDF: 126KB/20 pages

Can U.N. Conferences Promote Poverty Reduction? A Review of the Istanbul Declaration

Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; 1998. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series; 14). PDF: 120KB/25 pages


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  • Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute
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