|Special issue of Environment and Urbanization: Building Cities with and for Children and Youth|
|Detail:|| A special issue of the journal Environment and Urbanization, published in October 2002, features a diverse set of papers on children and youth in cities around the world. |
Articles include two case studies from Brazil: the city of Barra Mansa's child-oriented budgeting process and an awards-based initiative that strengthened the implementation of child rights in the State of Ceará. The issue features an overview of child-friendly cities in the Philippines and accounts of girl's and boy's priorities in low income settlements in Johannesberg and among Congolese refugees living in Dar es Salaam. Also included are a review of child-friendly city initiatives around the world, an overview of urban youth in conflict with the law in Africa, and a discussion of how to integrate children and youth into settlement development plans.
The feedback section of the special issue includes papers on the Porto Alegre, Brazil, environmental management system; community-led settlement upgrading in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; surveying and mapping slums in Pune and Sangli; and community participation in waste management in Bamako and Bangalore.
CYE readers may also access the Environment and Urbanization special issue articles through the Reprints of Interest link, under Resources.
|Source:||Environment & Urbanization, Vol 14, No 2, October 2002|