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Planet of slums

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New edition of the classic, bestselling (100,000+ copies) worldwide survey of slums by the world's leading urbanist

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Davis
ISBN: 9781784786618 1784786616
OCLC Number: 1023218718
Description: 228 sidor : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. The Urban Climacteric --
2. The Prevalence of Slums --
3. The Treason of the State --
4. Illusions of Self-Help --
5. Haussmann in the Tropics --
6. Slum Ecology --
7. SAPing the Third World --
8. A Surplus Humanity? --
Epilogue: Down Vietnam Street --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Mike Davis.

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"In this trenchantly argued book, Mike Davis quantifies the nightmarish mass production of slums that marks the contemporary city. With cool indignation, Davis argues that the exponential growth of Read more...

 
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