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Author: Jeremy Seabrook
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press ; Halifax [Nova Scotia] : Fernwood Pub. ; South Yarra [Vic.] : Palgrave Macmillan Publishers Australia ; Auckland Park [Johannesburg, South Africa] : Jacana ; [Oxford, England] : Published in association with Oxfam GB, 2007.
Series: Small guides to big issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Contrasting the attitudes of today's governments with that of Victorian Britain - where the government actively intervened to relieve some of the worst consequences of urban squalor - this title provides a sharp critique of global policies, and an ideal introduction to the impact of urbanisation on modern life.
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Seabrook, Jeremy, 1939-
Cities.
London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press ; Halifax [Nova Scotia] : Fernwood Pub. ; South Yarra [Vic.] : Palgrave Macmillan Publishers Australia ; Auckland Park [Johannesburg, South Africa] : Jacana ; [Oxford, England] : Published in association with Oxfam GB; 2007
(OCoLC)654912238
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Seabrook
ISBN: 9780745323084 0745323081 9780745323077 0745323073 9781420256031 1420256033 9781552662496 1552662497 9781770093799 1770093796
OCLC Number: 156891021
Description: vii, 206 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: An urbanising world --
Cities of the past, cities of the present --
The global network --
Migrants to the city --
The spectre of the poor --
Slums --
Livelihoods --
Cities of fear --
Provision of basic services --
City borders --
The country and the city --
The triumph of the middle class.
Series Title: Small guides to big issues.
Responsibility: Jeremy Seabrook.
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