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SpringerBriefs in Geography

Living with Transformation

Self-Built Housing in the City of Dhaka

Authors: Khan, Tareef Hayat

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  • Expresses unique stories of living with transformation
  • Describes and analyzes the phenomenon of spontaneous transformation in self-built houses in low-income countries
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This book describes and analyzes the phenomenon of spontaneous transformation in self-built houses in the context of developing countries. After describing briefly the history of self-built houses and the phenomenon of transformation around the world, it focuses on its context, the city of Dhaka. Firstly it describes the physical patterns of spontaneous transformation. Then it explains the explicit reasons behind those transformations. Finally, it carefully unveils the implicit values that are hidden behind those explicit reasons. The entire book is an ethnographic journey, which not only expresses unique stories of living with transformation, but also captivates the reader throughout with its compelling way of qualitative judgment.
 

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-00720-5
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-00719-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Living with Transformation
Book Subtitle
Self-Built Housing in the City of Dhaka
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Geography
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-00720-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-00720-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-00719-9
Series ISSN
2211-4165
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 93
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
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