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Holding their ground : secure land tenure for the urban poor in developing countries / edited by Alain Durand-Lasserve and Lauren Royston.
Contributor(s): Durand-Lasserve, Alain | Royston, Lauren.Material type: BookPublisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan Publications, c2002Description: xvi, 264 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1853838918 (pbk.); 9781853838910 (pbk.).Subject(s): Land tenure -- Developing countries | City planning -- Developing countries | Urban poor -- Developing countries -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 333.31091724 HOL Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
International trends and country contexts: from tenure regularization to tenure security / Alain Durand-Lasserve and Lauren Royston --
Security of tenure in Indian cities / Banashree Banerjee --
Policies for tenure security in Delhi / Neelima Risbud --
Security of tenure: Mumbai's experience / Minar Pimple and Lysa John --
Security of tenure of irregular settlements in Visakhapatnam / Banashree Banerjee --
Providing security of land tenure for the urban poor: the Brazilian experience / Edesio Fernandes --
Security of tenure in São Paolo / Ellade Imparato --
The right to housing and the prevention of forced evictions in Brazil / Nelson Saule Junior --
Favela Bairro: a brief institutional analysis of the programme and its land aspects / Sonia Rabello de Castro --
Security of urban tenure in South Africa: overview of policy and practice / Lauren Royston --
Evaluating tenure intervention in informal settlements in South Africa / Maria Huchzermeyer --
Why the urban poor cannot secure tenure: South African tenure policy under pressure / Catherine Cross --
Privatizing displaced urbanization in greater Nelspruit / Cecile Ambert --
A land management approach for informal settlement in South Africa / Colin Davies and Clarissa Fourie --
Evaluating the experience of Brazilian, South African, and Indian urban tenure programmes / Donald A. Krueckeberg and Kurt G. Paulsen --
The experience of tenure security in Brazil, South Africa, and India: what prospects for the future? / Alain Durand-Lasserve and Lauren Royston.
Security of land tenure for the urban poor is a major problem for developing cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This book presents and analyzes the conclusions of a research programme on land tenure issues. It looks at how solutions can be found and implemented to respond to the demands and needs of the majority of informal settlements.