Author:Brian C. Aldrich & Ranvinder S. Sandhu (Eds.)

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Housing for the Urban Poor in Developing Countries

By: Brian C. Aldrich & Ranvinder S. Sandhu (Eds.)

Price: $42.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 702030

ISBN: 8131607135

Condition: New


Majority of the world’s population is now living in urban areas and the urban population is growing at a higher rate than the rural population. Large scale urbanization in developing countries continues to support squatting and informal settlement in large cities. While some urban regimes have been able to halt or reverse this process, it continues in most countries. The cases examined in this book illustrate the extent of the problem and the variety of efforts being made to mitigate it. Although slums have a symbiotic relationship with the city, slums and informal settlements in most cities... View more info