Author:Darshini Mahadevia

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Shelter Security in Urban India: Pathways, Barriers and Outcomes

By: Darshini Mahadevia

Price: $60.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

Seller ID: 700850

ISBN: 9789351251811

Condition: New


There is either glamourizing of informal sector or a desire to rapidly formalize it, the latter leading to exclusions and disruptions in people’s life. But, the residents of these informal settlements desire change, but at a pace and way suitable to them. This book is a collection of articles on shelter security in urban India based on the research work undertaken at the Centre for Urban Equity (CUE), CEPT University over the last few years. The articles are on formation of informal settlements and living conditions in them, rental housing in the informal sector, learning from interventions ... View more info

Sustainable Biomass Practices in China: Case Studies and Policy Environment

By: Darshini Mahadevia & Liyan Zhang and Priyadarshi R. Shukla (Authors)

Price: $45.34

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2017

Seller ID: 700548

ISBN: 9789351251880

Condition: New


Sustainable energy and local resource security has led the government of Peoples Republic of China (PRC) to support grassroots innovations in the use of biomass on one hand and strengthen and introduce national level legislation to related to environmental pollution and sustainable natural resource use. The grassroots innovations have come through on account of the farmers’ desire to improve their working and living conditions, while innovative technologies for the use of locally available biomass. But, on a macro-level, these grassroots innovations have direct as well as indirect context of... View more info