Urban Poverty in the Global South: Scale and Nature

  title={Urban Poverty in the Global South: Scale and Nature},
  author={D. Mitlin and D. Satterthwaite},
© 2013 Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite. All rights reserved. One in seven of the world’s population live in poverty in urban areas, and the vast majority of these live in the Global South – mostly in overcrowded informal settlements with inadequate water, sanitation, health care and schools provision. This book explains how and why the scale and depth of urban poverty is so frequently under-estimated by governments and international agencies worldwide. The authors also consider whether… Expand
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