The city in urban poverty / [edited by] Charlotte Lemanski, Colin Marx. - Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. - xx, 239 p. : ill, maps ; 22 cm. - EADI global development series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1.Poverty and `the City' /​ Susan Parnell
2.Women in Cities: Prosperity or Poverty? A Need for Multi-dimensional and Multi-spatial Analysis /​ Kerwin Datu
3.Space and Capabilities: Approaching Informal Settlement Upgrading through a Capability Perspective /​ Alexandre Apsan Frediani
4.Constructing Informality and Ordinary Places: A Place-Making Approach to Urban Informal Settlements /​ Melanie Lombard
5.Constructing Spatialised Knowledge on Urban Poverty: (Multiple) Dimensions, Mapping Spaces and Claim-Making in Urban Governance /​ Isa Baud
6.Refugees and Urban Poverty: A Historical View from Calcutta /​ Romola Sanyal
7.Expanding the `Room for Manoeuvre': Community-led Finance in Mumbai, India /​ Caren Levy
8.Where the Street Has No Name: Reflections on the Legality and Spatiality of Vending /​ Amlanjyoti Goswami
9.Gangs, Guns and the City: Urban Policy in Dangerous Places /​ Dennis Rodgers.

The contributors respond to the absence of critical debate surrounding the ways in which spaces of the city do not merely contain, but also constitute, urban poverty. The volume explores how the spaces of the city actively produce and reproduce urban poverty.

9781137367426 (hbk.)


Urban poor--Developing countries.
Poverty--Developing countries.
Sociology, Urban--Developing countries.
City planning--Developing countries.
Urban policy--Developing countries.

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