3 edition of Urban poverty found in the catalog.
|Statement||by David Donnison...[et al.] and Policy and Practice, the Applied Research Division of the Centre for Housing Research, University of Glasgow.|
|Contributions||Combat Poverty Agency., University of Glasgow. Centre for Housing Research.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||134|
Reviews. This important book is the first systematic study to compare and evaluate the wide range of paradigms underlying recent efforts to mitigate urban poverty, and makes an eloquent empirical and analytic case for the importance of poor urban communities in defining, catalyzing and implementing reducing urban poverty. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue that urban poverty and health inequalities are intimately interconnected, and that the increasing disparity between rich and poor will necessarily exacerbate health issues within urban communities.
This book argues that an examination of the food system and food security provides a valuable lens to interrogate urban poverty. Chapters examine the linkages between poverty, urban food systems and local governance with a focus on case studies from three smaller or secondary cities in Africa: Kisumu (Kenya), Kitwe (Zambia) and Epworth (Zimbabwe). Mar 27, · Urban poverty exists everywhere, although on different levels, from poor to rich countries. You recognise it in substandard living conditions and incomes along with deficient provision of basic public services (running water, electricity, etc).
This book explores many different aspects of urban poverty including the associated health burden, inadequate food intake, inadequate incomes, assets and livelihood security, poor living and working conditions and the absence of any rule of law. Urban Institute opens minds, shapes decisions, and offers solutions through economic and social policy research.
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It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and workers' neighbourhoods and villages."Cited by: ‘This is a very important book.
Urban poverty is seriously underestimated by dollar a day measures and national poverty estimates; it is neglected in terms of policy and action; and it is often sidelined in academic research and debates about development. This is really foolish – as the future of poverty is niarbylbaycafe.com: Diana Mitlin.
Urban Urban poverty book in the Middle East and North Africa is characterized by challenges like scarcity of water and a high urban unemployment. Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing urban poverty marred by social problems like gangs, crime and violence.
Economic reform in China has resulted in a widening gap between the rich and the poor, and urban poverty has emerged as a key factor which may affect future development. This new book examines the poverty problem in relation to housing and social changes in large inland citiesCited by: 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.
Urban poverty book This is the first book to review the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing urban poverty in the Global South. It describes and discusses the different ways in which national and local Cited by: Introduction to urban poverty. Around a billion people live in informal settlements.
Drawing on the knowledge and practical experience of our partners in Asia, Latin America and Africa, IIED is working to reduce urban poverty, and to change misleading views about urbanisation and rural change.
Frameworks for understanding urban poverty The overview section of this book sets out five dimensions of poverty: income/consumption, health, education, security, 3 and empowerment. Table summarizes the key features of poverty across these.
Aug 25, · 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 solutions. The full interview will appear in the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy in niarbylbaycafe.com: Wilmot Allen.
The experiences, insights and information from the various organizations working on urban poverty can be assimilated to bring about a more wholesome way of advocating for this serious concern.
The knowledge sharing could enhance and strengthen the ways of tackling the problem. This book lays out in detail the ways in which present measures of poverty underestimate urban poverty and presents the data on urban poverty and inequality, and especially urban health deprivations.
It demonstrates that research policy and action to improve the lives of low-income urban dwellers are a global priority. Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities documents how life has become increasingly insecure and stressful for growing numbers of people due to increased insecurities in employment, income and housing, rising living costs, and the retrenchment of welfare and social services.
The book explores the role of history and media depictions of poverty and. This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies.
Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, Brand: Routledge. ‘With urban poverty growing at least as fast as booming urban populations, this is a challenging and constructive book.
It challenges claims of global progress on poverty based on ‘dollar a day’ poverty lines - these ignore the real costs and consequences of urban niarbylbaycafe.com: $ urban inequalities, poverty, neighbourhood change and residential segregation, including the consequences of increasing segregation.
The conference will. Urban Poverty and Violence in Jamaica. This report conducts a comprehensive analysis of India's stabilization and reform program over the past five years, describing a successful transition from central planning to a more open and deregulated economy.
This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies.
It brings together contributions from academics, practitioners and urban poverty specialists to represent a multi-disciplinary approach to the debate. The first part of the book provides reflections on urban poverty; the second part discusses the widely debated idea of an "underclass" and its meanings in Europe and in the USA, and the final part draws on concrete empirical analyses to examine the patterns of poverty thoughout Western Europe.
Dec 12, · Urban Poverty in the Global South: Scale and Nature fills the gap for a much needed systematic overview of the historical and contemporary state of urban poverty in the Global South. This comprehensive and detailed book is a unique resource for students and lecturers in development studies, urban development, development geography, social Cited by: This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies.
Aug 15, · This isthe first book to review the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing urban poverty in the Global South. It describes and discusses the different ways in which national and local governments, international agencies and civil society organizations are seeking to reduce urban niarbylbaycafe.com by: Books shelved as poverty: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, Behind the Beautiful.Oct 21, · The book is based on a long period of research on Chinese urban development, and benefited from several research projects conducted in Chinese cities.
It is an important reference for all of those interested in housing, urban studies and social change, and is a key text for students of the Chinese economy and niarbylbaycafe.com by: