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Urban poverty in the global South

Diana Mitlin

Urban poverty in the global South

scale and nature

by Diana Mitlin

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban poor

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDiana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite
    ContributionsSatterthwaite, David
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4173 .M58 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331219M
    ISBN 109780415624664, 9780415624671, 9780203104316
    LC Control Number2012019196

      However the great decline in rural poverty happened at the expense of the urban poverty, since more and more people continuously migrate to the cities. Out of million the poor worldwide who left the countryside to go to the city, only an additional 50 millions poor were observed in urban areas. She has recently co-authored (with David Satterthwaite): Urban Poverty in the Global South: Scale and Nature and Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South. Noah Nathan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University, where he studies political behavior and political parties in new democracies in Africa.

    Urban areas in the Global South now house most of the world's urban population and are projected to house almost all its increase between now and There is a growing recognition that the scale of urban poverty has been overlooked - and that it is increasing both in numbers and in the proportion of the world's poor population that live and work in urban areas. This is the first book to. In particular, the book highlights the links between urban violence, poverty, and inequalities based on income, class, gender, and other social cleavages. Providing important new perspectives from the Global South, this book will be of interest to policymakers, academics, and students with an interest in violence and exclusion in the cities of.

    Urban poverty rates in East Asia and the Pacific are relatively low, but one-third of the urban population there lives in slums, with the tendency most pronounced in China. International organizations have looked at lessons of the past, which show that cities that take measures to .   In particular, the book highlights the links between urban violence, poverty, and inequalities based on income, class, gender, and other social cleavages. Providing important new perspectives from the Global South, this book will be of interest to policymakers, academics, and students with an interest in violence and exclusion in the cities of Pages:


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Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South is one of the first books to summarize and evaluate multiple strategies used to address urban poverty in the global south. Despite the complexity of the topic, the geographic diversity and the time span, the book is easy to follow and read since the strategies are explained using multiple case studies Cited by: 1.

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This comprehensive and detailed book is a unique resource for students and lecturers in development studies, urban development, development geography, social 5/5(1). There is a growing recognition that the scale of urban poverty has been overlooked - and that it is increasing both in numbers and in the proportion of the world's poor population that live and work in urban areas.

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The Journal of Development Studies: Vol. 52, The Politics of Taxation, pp. Author: Colin McFarlane. There is a growing recognition that the scale of urban poverty has been overlooked – and that it is increasing both in numbers and in the proportion of the world’s poor population that live and work in urban areas.

This isthe first book to review the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing urban poverty in the Global South. Urban areas in the Global South now house most of the world’s urban population and are projected to house almost all its increase between now and There is a growing recognition that the scale of urban poverty has been overlooked – and that it is increasing both in numbers and in the proportion of the world’s poor population that live and work in urban areas.

BOOK by Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite. One in seven of the world's population live in poverty in urban areas, and the vast majority of these live in the Global South – mostly in overcrowded informal settlements with inadequate water, sanitation, health care and schools provision.

Book Review. Mitlin, Diana and Satterthwaite, David Urban Poverty in the Global South: Scale and Nature. London and New York: Routledge. Mary Lawhon. University of Pretoria. Search for more papers by this author. Mary Lawhon. University of by: 1. Urban poverty: a global view (English) Abstract.

This paper provides an overview on what has been learned about urban poverty over the past decade with a focus on what is new and what the implications are for the World Bank going forward in an increasingly urbanized by:. The Truly Disadvantaged, written by Harvard professor William Julius Wilson, was first published in and significantly impacted the debate about the causes of urban (ghetto) poverty and potential public policy sor Wilson argued fundamentally that changes in the structure of the U.S.

economy were the primary drivers of increased social and economic dislocation of the urban Author: Wilmot Allen.This open access book explores alternative Western-style urban planning models of spatial organization to tackle poverty, and find efficient ways for more inclusive cities in developing and emerging countries by examining case studies from different regions of the : Springer International Publishing.Urban poverty in the global South: scale and nature, Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite (), Routledge.

Read relevant materials at the Comparative Urban Study Project at the Woodrow Wilson Centre. In particular, Global urban poverty; setting the agenda (PDF), edited by Allison M. Garland, Mejgan Massoumi and Blair A. Ruble ().