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Garth A. Myers

Garth A. Myers is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Geography and African/African American Studies, and Director of the Kansas African Studies Center at the University of Kansas. He has previously held positions at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and Miami University. He is the author of Verandahs of Power: Colonialism and Space in Urban Africa (2003) and Disposable Cities: Garbage, Governance, and Sustainable Development in Urban Africa (2005), in addition to many research articles and books chapters.


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Cities in Contemporary Africa

Palgrave Macmillan
This book offers a broad range of scholarly interpretations of the evolving forms, the changing dynamics, and the unexpected surprises that characterize...
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African Cities
Alternative Visions of Urban Theory and Practice

Zed Books
As African societies come to live more and more in cities, they do so in ways that challenge prevailing theories and models of urban development in geography,...
Garth A. Myers

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