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Housing and health.
Prepared for James City County by the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) at Virginia Tech Page 1 of 2 Physical Health Substandard or low-quality housing can contribute negatively to a… Expand
Squatter Citizen: Life in the Urban Third World
Drawing on their own skills, making the best use of limited resources and forming their own community organisations, the poor account for most new city housing in the Third World. However, the city… Expand
Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World: Finding Solutions in Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America
Cities can provide health safe and stimulating environments for their inhabitants without imposing unsustainable demands on natural resources ecosystems and global cycles. A successful city in this… Expand
Catastrophe or new society? : a Latin American world model
Shelter, infrastructure and services in Third World cities
For the majority of city dwellers in the Third World, their life is one of poverty, poor health, inadequate diets and very inadequate housing and living conditions. Many cannot be described as true… Expand
The poor die young : housing and health in Third World cities
The urban context community action to address housing and health problems - the case of San Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina housing and health in Olaleye-Iponri, a low income settlement in Lagos,… Expand
Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World
This book describes these cities' environmental problems and how they affect health, local ecosystems and global cycles.
The urban context.
This book chapter answers questions about why the impact of poor housing on health has been ignored why a focus on urban problems is justified and what is the extent of urbanization in developing… Expand
Environmental problems of third world cities: A global issue ignored?
SUMMARY This article describes the massive scale and range of environmental problems in Third World cities, considered in terms of the impact mainly on human health. The first half of the article is… Expand