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close this bookThe Human Settlements Conditions of the World's Urban Poor (HABITAT, 1996, 233 p.)
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View the documentPreface
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close this folderI. Introduction
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View the documentA. The growth of human settlements
View the documentB. The urbanization of poverty
View the documentC. The challenge of the human settlements conditions of the world’s urban poor
close this folderII. The concept and scale of urban poverty
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View the documentA. Income and housing poverty
View the documentB. The scale and characterization of urban poverty in developing countries
View the documentC. Regional experiences of urban poverty
View the documentD. Concluding perspective
close this folderIII. The urban economy
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View the documentA. The economic role of cities
View the documentB. Urban bias and post-1980 changes
View the documentC. New directions in urban economic development and policy frameworks
View the documentD. The productivity of housing
View the documentE. Conclusions
close this folderIV. Recent trends in the human settlements conditions of the world’s urban poor
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View the documentA. Latin America and the Caribbean
View the documentB. Sub-Saharan Africa
View the documentC. North Africa and the Middle East
View the documentD. South Asia
View the documentE. India
View the documentF. East Asia and the Pacific
View the documentG. China
close this folderV. Reaching the urban poor
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View the documentA. The changing international policy context for urban development and shelter
View the documentB. The sites-and-services programme in Zimbabwe
View the documentC. Brazil: the FUNACOM programme in São Paulo
View the documentD. An evaluation of the Employees’ Housing Programme (EHP) in the Republic of Korea
View the documentE. India: An evaluation of a series of Slum Improvement Programmes
View the documentF. Conclusions: Assessing the experience of projects/programmes aimed at improving the human settlements conditions of the world’s urban poor
close this folderVI. Reducing the human settlements problem of the urban poor
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View the documentA. The scope for public/private partnerships
View the documentB. The potential for employment generation in human settlements development through construction activity
View the documentC. The potential for employment generation from HBEs
View the documentD. Public participation and capacity-building
View the documentE. Increasing the access to residential land
View the documentF. Improving access to housing finance
View the documentG. Improving access to appropriate building materials
View the documentH. Improving infrastructure and sanitation
View the documentI. The effect of building and planning codes and regulations on the human settlements conditions of the urban poor
View the documentJ. Renting as opposed to ownership: Options for the urban poor
close this folderVII. Agenda for future work
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View the documentA. Countering urban poverty
View the documentB. Shelter, good governance and the enabling role
View the documentC. Specific policy areas in need of development
View the documentD. Strengthening shelter strategies for the poorest groups
View the documentE. Harnessing the benefits of research
View the documentF. The future role of local authorities
View the documentG. The role of CBOs and NGOs
View the documentH. The role of the private commercial sector
close this folderVIII. Conclusions and recommendations
View the documentA. The incidence of urban poverty
View the documentB. The human settlements conditions of the world’s urban poor
View the documentC. The shortcomings of past policies and initiatives for improving the conditions of the urban poor
View the documentD. The key principles of the GSS and the new agenda for development
View the documentE. Summary of recommendations
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