Slums and Urban Development: Questions on Society and Globalisation

@article{Bolay2006SlumsAU,
  title={Slums and Urban Development: Questions on Society and Globalisation},
  author={J. Bolay},
  journal={The European Journal of Development Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={284-298}
}
  • J. Bolay
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • The European Journal of Development Research
The slum is not only a manifestation of mismanaged urban planning in the countries of the South. The existence of slums worldwide is also a sign that the slum is a crucial element of contemporary urbanisation. This article will attempt to define this phenomenon and understand its causes. Adequate policy responses are then suggested. Without finding appropriate solutions to the housing problems of a majority of urban dwellers, public and private decision makers will not be able to meet the… Expand
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