The Inclusive City: Infrastructure and Public Services for the Urban Poor in Asia

Getting basic services-housing, transportation, trash disposal, water, and sanitation-poses almost unimaginable challenges to the urban poor of Asia. The Inclusive City provides case studies of how governmental programs attempt to meet these challenges by directly involving the poor themselves in improving their access to urban services through collaborative efforts. Case studies are drawn from the largest cities in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China (including Hong Kong), Indonesia, and the Philippines. Contributors to the book are scholar-practitioners from Asia as well as Australia, Canada, and the United States.