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Cities With Slums

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Marie Huchzermeyer | Publisher : Juta Academic

ISBN 10 : 1919895396
ISBN 13 : 9781919895390

"The UN's Millennium Development Target to improve the lives of 100 million 'slum' dwellers has been inappropriately communicated as a target to free cities of slums. ... [The book..



Cities Slums And Gender In The Global South

Pub Date : 2015-12-22 | Author : Sylvia Chant | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317950363
ISBN 13 : 1317950364

Developing regions are set to account for the vast majority of future urban growth, and women and girls will become the majority inhabitants of these locations in the Global South...


Planet Of Slums

Pub Date : 2007-09-17 | Author : Mike Davis | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 9781844671601
ISBN 13 : 1844671607

Celebrated urban theorist Davis provides a global overview of the diverse religious, ethnic, and political movements competing for the souls of the new urban poor...


The Lure Of The City

Pub Date : 2011-11-15 | Author : Austin Williams | Publisher : Pluto Press

ISBN 10 : 0745331777
ISBN 13 : 9780745331775

Cities, by their very nature, are a mass of contradictions. They can be at once visually stunning, culturally rich, exploitative, and unforgiving. In The Lure of the City, Austin W..


The Challenge Of Slums

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : United Nations Human Settlements Programme | Publisher : UN-HABITAT

ISBN 10 : 1844070379
ISBN 13 : 9781844070374

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 present..