Beall is a Reader in Development Studies and directs the Development
Management Programme in the Development Studies Institute (DESTIN)
at the London School
of Economics and Political Science. She is a specialist on urban
social development, urban services and urban governance and has
researched these issues in the South Asian and South African contexts.
She is co-author of the forthcoming book Uniting a Divided City:
Governance and Social Exclusion in Johannesburg, published by
Earthscan and to be launched at Rio Plus Ten in Johannesburg, author
of the OECD publication Women in the City: Housing, Services
and the Urban Environment and editor of A City for All: Valuing
Difference and Working with Diversity. She has published extensively
on the social dimensions of urban environmental development and
urban services, with particular reference to water supply and sanitation
in Southern Africa and solid waste management in South Asia. She
has consulted and provided policy advice to the OECD, UN-Habitat
and the Infrastructure and Urban Development Division of the UK's
Department for International Development, as well as other bilateral
agencies and international NGOs. Jo Beall has made major contributions
to international conferences on urban sustainability in Egypt, Malaysia,
Kenya, Australia, Japan, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. She
is actively involved in research on urban governance with the Crisis
States Programme based at the Development Research Centre in the
relevant publications include:
Beall, J (2002) 'Globalisation
and Social Exclusion in Cities: Framing the Debate with Lessons
from Africa and Asia' Environment and Urbanization (forthcoming).
J (2002) 'Living in the Present, Investing in the Future: Household
Livelihoods Strategies of the Urban Poor' in C. Rakodi and
T. Lloyd-Jones (eds) Supporting Urban Livelihoods, Earthscan.
J. (with W. Beinart, J. McGregor, D. Potts and D. Simon) (2000)
Special Issue on African Environments, Journal of Southern African
Studies 26(4) December.
J, (with O Crankshaw and S Parnell) (2000) 'Victims, Villains
and Fixers: The Urban Environment and Johannesburg's Poor',
Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol 26, No 4.
J (1997) 'Social Capital in Waste: A Solid Investment?'
Journal of International Development, Vol. 9, No. 7, November-December.
J (1997) 'Thoughts on Poverty from a South Asian Rubbish Dump:
Gender, Inequality and Waste' IDS Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 3