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The Challenge of Slums: Global Report on Human Settlements 2003

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, - Political Science - 2012 - 344 pages
The Challenge of Slums presents the first global assessment of slums, emphasizing their problems and prospects. Using a newly formulated operational definition of slums, it ...
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Urban Livelihoods: A People-centred Approach to Reducing Poverty

Tony Lloyd-Jones, Carole Rakodi - Architecture - 2014 - 288 pages
One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. This takes account of their ...
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Squatter Citizen: Life in the Urban Third World

Jorge E. Hardoy, David Satterthwaite - Political Science - 2014 - 384 pages
'one of the best contemporary statements of what is occurring in the growth of urban places in the Third World' Environment and Planning 'a book that should enjoy a wide appeal ...
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UN Millennium Development Library: A Home in The City

UN Millennium Project - Business & Economics - 2012 - 224 pages
More than 900 million people currently live in urban slums and the number is growing as rapid urbanization continues in the developing world. A Home in the City urges countries ...
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Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World

Doug Saunders - Social Science - 2010 - 368 pages
From one of Canada's leading journalists comes a major book about how the movement of populations from rural to urban areas on the margins is reshaping our world. These ...
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People, Money and Power in the Economic Crisis: Perspectives from the Global ...

Keith Hart, John Sharp - Social Science - 2014 - 246 pages
The Cold War was fought between "state socialism" and "the free market." That fluctuating relationship between public power and private money continues today, unfolding in new ...
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The Vulnerability of Cities: Natural Disasters and Social Resilience

Mark Pelling - Architecture - 2012 - 224 pages
When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments. But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or resilience of cities ...
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