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Urban livelihoods : a people-centred approach to reducing poverty

Author: Carole Rakodi; Tony Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One important approach to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor, taking account of their opportunities and sources of vulnerability. "Urban  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Rakodi; Tony Lloyd-Jones
ISBN: 1853838616 9781853838613 1853838608 9781853838606
OCLC Number: 48628820
Description: xxii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A livelihoods approach --
conceptual issues and definitions ; Economic development, urbanization and poverty / Carole Rakodi --
The urban context and poor people / Sheilah Meikle --
Seeking an understanding of poverty that recognizes rural-urban differences and rural-urban linkages / David Satterthwaite and Cecilia Tacoli --
Living in the present, investing in the future --
household security among the poor / Jo Beall --
Municipal government, urban economic growth and poverty reduction --
identifying the transmission mechanisms between growth and poverty / Philip Amis --
Support for livelihood strategies / Stuart Rutherford, Malcolm Harper and John Grierson --
Social capital, local networks and community development / Sue Phillips --
Tenure and shelter in urban livelihoods / Geoffrey Payne --
Health, health services and environmental health / Trudy Harpham and Emma Grant --
Infrastructure and environmental health services / Mansoor Ali --
Spatial planning, access and infrastructure / Alison Brown and Tony Lloyd-Jones --
Urban livelihoods --
issues for urban governance and management / Nick Devas --
Reducing urban poverty in India --
lessons from projects supported by DFID / Susan Loughhead and Carole Rakodi --
The Jamaica Urban Poverty Project / Sue Jones and Kingston Restoration Company --
Strengthening urban livelihoods in Zambia --
PUSH II and PROSPECT / David Sanderson and Darren Hedley --
Lessons from the experience of some urban poverty-reduction programmes / David Satterthwaite --
Issues in designing new projects and programmes / Sue Jones.
Responsibility: edited by Carole Rakodi with Tony Lloyd-Jones.

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