Slums and Urban Development : Questions on Society and Globalisation

  title={Slums and Urban Development : Questions on Society and Globalisation},
  • Published 2006
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… CONTINUE READING

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