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State of the world's cities : bridging the urban divide /

Contributor(s): United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
Material type: materialTypeLabelContinuing resourceAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Nairobi, Kenya ; London : UNCHS (Habitat) ; Earthscan, c2008Description: xx, 220 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9781849711760 (pbk.).Subject(s): Cities and towns | Sociology, Urban | Globalization | Villes | Sociologie urbaineAdditional physical formats: Online version:: State of the world's citiesDDC classification: 307.76 STA Online resources: Table of contents Summary: This title analyzes the complex social, political, economic and cultural dynamics of urban environments. In particular, the book focuses on the concept of the 'right to the city' and ways in which many urban dwellers are excluded from the advantages of city life, exploring links among poverty, inequality, slum formation and economic growth.
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Includes statistical tables.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This title analyzes the complex social, political, economic and cultural dynamics of urban environments. In particular, the book focuses on the concept of the 'right to the city' and ways in which many urban dwellers are excluded from the advantages of city life, exploring links among poverty, inequality, slum formation and economic growth.

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