Urban poverty and climate change : life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America / edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, and David Hulme. - xxiii, 274 pages : illustrations : 24 cm. - Routledge advances in climate change research . - Routledge advances in climate change research. .

Introduction: a short positioning (referring Climurb and Change2sustain, and Climurb International Workshop) and chapter overview / Michaela Hordijk, Manoj Roy, David Hulme and Sally Cawood -- The lived experience of climate change impacts and adaptation in low income settlements / Manoj Roy, David Hulme, Michaela Hordijk and Sally Cawood -- Generations of migrants and natures of slums : distress, vulnerability and a lower middle-class in Bengaluru, India / M.S. Sriram and Anirudh Krishna -- Emerging practices of community adaptation within innovative water and climate change policies in Durban, South Africa / Catherine Sutherland, Michaela Hordijk and Dianne Scott -- A built environment perspective on adaptation in urban informal settlements, Khulna, Bangladesh / Afroza Parvin, Ashraful Alam, and Rumana Asad -- Health implications of climate change for dwellers of low-income settlements in Tanzania / Iddi Mwanyoka, Kelvin Haule, Riziki Shemdoe and Manoj Roy -- Urban livelihoods in an era of climate change : household adaptations and their limitations in Dhaka, Bangladesh / Nicola Banks -- Facing the floods : community responses to increased rainfall in Guarulhos, Brazil and Arequipa, Peru / Michaela A. Hordijk, Francine Van Den Brandeler and Maria Evangelina Fillipi -- From asset vulnerability to asset planning : negotiating climate change adaptation solutions in an informal settlement in Cartagena, Colombia / Alfredo Stein and Caroline Moser -- Climate change and water scarcity : implications for the urban poor in coastal Bangladesh / Aftab Opel -- Innovation in the context of climate change : what is happening in India's informal economy? / Barbara Harriss-White and Gilbert Rodrigo -- Can asset transfer promote adaptation amongst the extreme urban poor? Lessons from the DSK-Shiree programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh / Syed Hashemi, Sally Cawood, Noara Razzak, Mamun Ur Rashid and Manoj Roy -- Redefining risk from below : political responses to landslide risk assessments in the informal settlements of Bogota, Colombia / Arabella Fraser -- Mobilising adaptation : community knowledge and urban governance innovations in Indore, India / Eric K Chu -- Conclusion: Re-conceptualising adaptation and comparing experiences / David Hulme, Manoj Roy, Michaela Hordijk and Sally Cawood.

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