Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Is urbanisation in the Global South fundamentally different? Comparative global urban analysis for the 21st century

A vigorous debate has emerged in recent years over how to understand cities of the Global South. A pivotal issue in this debate is whether urbanisation processes in the South … Continue reading

Monday, 14 February 2022 · Leave a comment

Coproducing knowledge to improve urban development outcomes in the global South

The purpose of this paper is to share our experiences—as academics and professionals—in coproducing knowledge to improve urban development outcomes in the global South. The focus of the paper is … Continue reading

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 · Leave a comment

Bottom of the data pyramid: Big data and the global South

Big data is a misnomer. While the field is relatively young, much thought has already been churned on critiquing the term, particularly about not being able to equate the scale … Continue reading

Monday, 23 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Reimagining Planning in the Urban Global South

Over the last 60 years, of course the world has changed, it is a much more complicated place and it is fast-moving, but there are some threads that run through … Continue reading

Monday, 11 August 2014 · Leave a comment