The Resource Reducing urban poverty in the global South, David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin

Reducing urban poverty in the global South, David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin

Label
Reducing urban poverty in the global South
Title
Reducing urban poverty in the global South
Statement of responsibility
David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the first book to review the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing urban poverty in the Global South. It describes and discusses the different ways in which national and local governments, international agencies and civil society organizations are seeking to reduce urban poverty. Different approaches are explored, for instance; market approaches, welfare, rights-based approaches and technical/professional support. The book also considers the roles of clientelism and of social movements. Case studies illustrate different approaches and explore their effectiveness. Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South also analyses the poverty reduction strategies developed by organized low-income groups especially those living in informal settlements. It explains how they and the federations or networks they have formed have demonstrated new approaches that have challenged adverse political relations and negotiated more effective support. Local and national governments and international agencies can become far more effective at addressing urban poverty at scale by, as is proposed in this book, working with and supporting the urban poor and their organizations." -- Publisher website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Satterthwaite, David
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4173
LC item number
.S38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mitlin, Diana
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban poor
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Urban poor
  • Stadt
  • Armut
  • Developing countries
  • Entwicklungsländer
Label
Reducing urban poverty in the global South, David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Approaches to poverty reduction in towns and cities of the global south -- The work of local, national and international agencies -- Citizen-led poverty reduction -- Understanding pro-poor politics and pro-poor transformation -- A future that low-income urban dwellers want--and can help secure -- References -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 301 pages
Isbn
9780415624640
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013004088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792876453
  • (OCoLC)ocn792876453
Label
Reducing urban poverty in the global South, David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Approaches to poverty reduction in towns and cities of the global south -- The work of local, national and international agencies -- Citizen-led poverty reduction -- Understanding pro-poor politics and pro-poor transformation -- A future that low-income urban dwellers want--and can help secure -- References -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 301 pages
Isbn
9780415624640
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013004088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792876453
  • (OCoLC)ocn792876453

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