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Housing the urban poor : policy and practice in developing countries

Author: Brian C Aldrich; R S Sandhu
Publisher: London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With nearly half the world's population now urbanised, cities are increasingly unable to cope. This major global review examines the different histories and current patterns of slum and squatter settlements in the economically most successful, middle range and very poorest Third World countries.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Squattersieldung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Housing the urban poor.
London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1995
(OCoLC)605081506
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian C Aldrich; R S Sandhu
ISBN: 1856493598 9781856493598 1856493601 9781856493604
OCLC Number: 33132920
Description: 417 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Sylvia F. Fava --
pt. 1. Housing Poverty in the Third World. 1. The Global Context of Housing Poverty / Brian C. Aldrich and Ranvinder S. Sandhu. 2. The Role of the World Bank in Housing / Cedric Pugh --
pt. II. Housing Under High Levels of Human Development. 3. Hong Kong's Slums and Squatter Areas: A Developmental Perspective / Alan Smart. 4. Slums and Squatter Settlements in South Korea / Jaesoon Cho and Jeonghee Park. 5. Housing in the Context of Sustainable Development: Problems, Policies and Practices in Costa Rica / Jorge A. Gutierrez, Willem van Vliet, Ernesto G. Arias and Rosendo Pujol. 6. Mexico's Urban Housing Environments: Economic and Ecological Challenges of the 1990s / Keith Pezzoli --
pt. III. Housing Under Medium Levels of Human Development. 7. Politics and Housing Strategies in the Anglophone Caribbean / Katharine Coit. 8. Squatter Settlements and Slums in Brazil: Twenty Years of Research and Policy / Suzana Pasternak Taschner.
Responsibility: edited by Brian C. Aldrich and Ranvinder S. Sandhu.
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