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Urban Environmental Management

Abha Lakshmi Singh (Editor) Shahab Fazal (Editor)
Synopsis The volume focuses on the growing concern of academia for Urban Environmental Management. The volume throws light on issues associated with urbanization in rapidly growing economy, highlighting potential synergies and conflicts between competing and conflicting goals. The urban environment in the volume highlights the physical environment in urban areas with its complex mix of natural elements and built environment, i.e. physical environment constructed and modified for human habitation as well as for their economic activity. The volume consists of 17 articles from eminent researcher working on urban environment. The research articles are empirical studies conducted in different urban centres projecting factual status of urban environment and its management. The volume investigates important issues of urbanization such as land use -land transformation, livelihood structure, slum, inequality, water, sanitation, waste management and heath etc.
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About the authors

Abha Lakshmi Singh

Abha Lakshmi Singh did her B.A. from Allahabad University and M.A. and Ph.D. from aligarh Muslim University. She had a brilliant academic career having obtained Gold Medal in M.A. She joined the Geography Department, AMU as Lecturer in 1978. Presently she is Professor and Chairman of the Department. Prof. Singh specializes in Agricultural and Environmental Geography. Her four books Economics and Geography of Agricultural Land Raclamatio, Problems of Waste Lands Reclamation, Problems of waste Lands in India, Land Resources Management, Agricultural and rural Development and the project (sponsored by International Insitute of Environment, London) are pioneering work in the fields of Agricultural and Environmental Geography. She has travelled abroad widely, delivered a series of lectuers in different Universities of U.S.A. (1984) and attended an International Workship of Planning for Sustainable Urban Development, University of Wales, Cardiff, U.K. (1992). She has been nominated as full Member of International Geographic Union Commission on Marginal and Critical Lands (1997P. She is a prolifcwriter and has published nearly sixty research papers in national and international journals. She has presented papers in both national and international conferences. Several students have objained Ph.D. under her supervision.

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Shahab Fazal

Shahab Fazal is currently a lecturer in the Department of Geography, AMU, Aligarh. He has published several papers on Agricultural and Economic Geography.

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Bibliographic information

Title Urban Environmental Management
Format Hardcover
Date published: 14.12.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176466263
length x+366p., Tables; Figures; References; Index; 23cm.