The Resource The urban poor in Latin America, Marianne Fay, editor

The urban poor in Latin America, Marianne Fay, editor

Label
The urban poor in Latin America
Title
The urban poor in Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Marianne Fay, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The urbanization of Latin America has also lead to the urbanization of its poor. Today about half of the region's poor live in cities. Yet the phenomenon of urban poverty is not one that is well studied or well understood and policy makers across Latin America are increasingly interested in policy advice on how to design programs and policies to tackle poverty. Urban Poor in Latin America argues that the causes of poverty, the nature of deprivation, and the policy levers to fight poverty are to a large extent site-specific. As such, the book looks at strategies to assist the urban poor in maki
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
362.5/098/091732
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV4050.5.A5
LC item number
U74 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Directions in development
Label
The urban poor in Latin America, Marianne Fay, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgments; Overview; 1 Urban Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean: Setting the Stage; Tables; Boxes; Figures; 2 Working One's Way Up: The Urban Poor and the Labor Market; 3 Keeping a Roof over One's Head: Improving Access to Safe and Decent Shelter; 4 Violence, Fear, and Insecurity among the Urban Poor in Latin America; 5 Keeping Healthy in an Urban Environment: Public Health Challenges for the Urban Poor; 6 Relying on Oneself: Assets of the Poor; 7 Calling on Friends and Relatives: Social Capital; 8 Public Social Safety Nets and the Urban Poor
Control code
ocn559915135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821360705
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b21417635
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)559915135
  • pebcs0821360698
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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