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Part I: Introduction
1. Balanced Urban Development: Is it a myth or reality?
Part II: Peri-Urbansation
2. Re-Ruralising the Urban Edge: Lessons from Europe, USA & the Global South
3. Nimbyism and Nature - Whose Backyard is it Anyway?
4. Connecting Urban and Rural Futures Through Rural Design
5. Archaeology and Contemporary Dynamics for More Sustainable, Resilient Cities in the Peri-Urban Interface
6. Decontamination of Urban Run-off: Importance and Methods
Part III: Peri-Urban Culture and Socio-Economy
7. Socio-economy of Peri-Urban Areas: The Case of Lisbon Metropolitan Area
8. Changing Economic Scenario of the Peri-Urban Area of Udaipur City, India
9. Community Stakeholder Viewpoints on Issues of Urbanisation along the River Ma Oya, Sri Lanka
Part IV: Peri-Urban Landuse Planning
10. The role of peri-urban land use planning in resilient urban agriculture: a case study of Melbourne, Australia
11. Engaging Peri-Urban Landholders in Natural Resources Management
12. Urban Farming Master Plan in Western Sydney - From Planning to Reality
Part V: Urban Water Security
13. Study of urban water bodies in view of potential for micro-climatic cooling and natural purification of waste water
14. Groundwater Crisis in a Mega City - A Case Study of New Delhi, India
15. Safe Water Supply Determinants in Peri-Urban Communities of South-East Nigeria16. Risks of Coal Seam and Shale Gas Extraction on Groundwater and Aquifers in Eastern AustraliaPart VI: Wastewater and Irrigation
17. Use of recycled water for irrigation of open spaces: Benefits and Risks
18. Global Experiences on Wastewater Irrigation: Challenges and Prospects
19. Impacts of Wastewater Reuse on Peri-Urban Agriculture: Case Study in Udaipur City, India
Part VII: Urban Agriculture and Food Security
20. Urban Agriculture in Cuba: Alternative Legal Structures, Crisis and Change
21. High quality agricultural land in Western Australia - A new decision tool for planning
22. Food Efficient Planning and Design for Peri-urban Neighbourhoods
23. Role of Peri-urban Areas in the Food System of Kampala, Uganda
Part VIII: Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations
24. Climate Change Adaptation Planning with Peri-Urban Local Government in Victoria, Australia
25. Awareness of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at Local Level in Punjab, Pakistan
26. Urbanisation, Nutrition and Food Security: A Climatological Perspective
27. Coastal Urban and Peri-Urban Indigenous People's Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change
Part IX: Legal, Policy and Institutional Challenges
28. Effect of Social and Institutional Fragmentation on Collective Action in Peri-urban Settings
29. Gentrification versus Territorialisation: The Peri-Urban Agriculture Area in Beirut
30. Reimagining the "Peri-Urban" in the Mega-Urban Regions of Southeast Asia
Part X: Integrated Urban Development
31. Sustainability of Water Resources in Peri-urban Landscapes: Learning from the Journey of Engagement32. Development of Future Management Options for the Hawkesbury River
33. Planning Development to Reduce Mosquito Hazard in Coastal Peri-Urban Areas: Case Studies in NSW, Australia
34. An Integrated Simulation and Visualisation Platform for the Design of Sustainable Urban Developments in a Peri-Urban Context
35. Options and Strategies for Balanced Development for Liveable Cities: An Epilogue

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