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Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa

The Planner in Dirty Shoes

Authors: Duminy, James, Andreasen, Jørgen, Lerise, Fred

Editors: Odendaal, N., Watson, V. (Eds.)

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This book addresses the relevance of the case study research methodology for enhancing urban planning research and education in Africa and the global South. It provides an introduction to the case study methodology and features examples of its application to planning research and education on the continent.

About the authors

Daniel Inkoom, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana Mtafu Manda, Mzuzu University, Malawi Victor Onyebueke, University of Nigeria, Nigeria Christopher Anierobi, University of Nigeria, Nigeria Joy Ogbazi, University of Nigeria, Nigeria Ezeadichie Nkeiru, University of Nigeria, Nigeria Stephen Mukiibi, Makerere University, Uganda Sarah Charlton, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Karina Landman, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Reviews

'his book constitutes an effort in the right ... as the case study method research methodology promises to be an effective tool for research and teaching that deepens our contextualized understanding of the urbanization realities in Africa. I recommend researchers and lecturers of graduate and postgraduate students in planning and architecture to read this book for it should inform their research approach, relevant education curricula and teaching methods. Students may particularly read it in order to demand quality education that will appropriately equip them to be relevant planners and architects.' - Tumsifu Jonas Nnkya, Urban Africa


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Duminy, James (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Case Study Research in Africa: Methodological Dimensions

    Duminy, James (et al.)

    Pages 21-47

  • Strategies of Case Research on African Urbanization and Planning

    Duminy, James

    Pages 48-77

  • Anloga Woodworkers in Kumasi, Ghana: The Long Road to ‘Formality’

    Inkoom, Daniel

    Pages 81-101

  • Bicycle Taxis in Mzuzu City, Malawi: A Business Venture Misunderstood

    Manda, Mtafu

    Pages 102-128

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa
Book Subtitle
The Planner in Dirty Shoes
Authors
Editors
  • N. Odendaal
  • V. Watson
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30795-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137307958
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30794-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45576-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 267
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