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Urban livelihoods [electronic resource] : a people-centred approach to reducing poverty / edited by Carole Rakodi with Tony Lloyd-Jones.

Contributor(s): Rakodi, Carole | Lloyd-Jones, Tony, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 306 p.).ISBN: 9781849773805 (electronic bk.); 1849773807 (electronic bk.); 9781136548468 (electronic bk.); 1136548467 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Urban poor -- Developing countries | Community development, Urban -- Developing countries | Electronic books | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Poverty & Homelessness | Armoede | Opbouwwerk | Steden | Pauvres en milieu urbain -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | D�eveloppement communautaire urbain -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Armut | Aufsatzsammlung | Stadt | Stadtentwicklung | Entwicklungsl�anderGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Urban livelihoods.DDC classification: 362.5091732091724 Other classification: 71.68 | GEO 138f | MS 1720 | MS 8400 | RB 10909 | RB 10918 | SOZ 580f Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
A livelihoods approach -- conceptual issues and definitions ; Economic development, urbanization and poverty / Carole Rakodi -- The urban context and poor people / Sheilah Meikle -- Seeking an understanding of poverty that recognizes rural-urban differences and rural-urban linkages / David Satterthwaite and Cecilia Tacoli -- Living in the present, investing in the future -- household security among the poor / Jo Beall -- Municipal government, urban economic growth and poverty reduction -- identifying the transmission mechanisms between growth and poverty / Philip Amis -- Support for livelihood strategies / Stuart Rutherford, Malcolm Harper and John Grierson -- Social capital, local networks and community development / Sue Phillips -- Tenure and shelter in urban livelihoods / Geoffrey Payne -- Health, health services and environmental health / Trudy Harpham and Emma Grant -- Infrastructure and environmental health services / Mansoor Ali -- Spatial planning, access and infrastructure / Alison Brown and Tony Lloyd-Jones -- Urban livelihoods -- issues for urban governance and management / Nick Devas -- Reducing urban poverty in India -- lessons from projects supported by DFID / Susan Loughhead and Carole Rakodi -- The Jamaica Urban Poverty Project / Sue Jones and Kingston Restoration Company -- Strengthening urban livelihoods in Zambia -- PUSH II and PROSPECT / David Sanderson and Darren Hedley -- Lessons from the experience of some urban poverty-reduction programmes / David Satterthwaite -- Issues in designing new projects and programmes / Sue Jones.
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A livelihoods approach -- conceptual issues and definitions ; Economic development, urbanization and poverty / Carole Rakodi -- The urban context and poor people / Sheilah Meikle -- Seeking an understanding of poverty that recognizes rural-urban differences and rural-urban linkages / David Satterthwaite and Cecilia Tacoli -- Living in the present, investing in the future -- household security among the poor / Jo Beall -- Municipal government, urban economic growth and poverty reduction -- identifying the transmission mechanisms between growth and poverty / Philip Amis -- Support for livelihood strategies / Stuart Rutherford, Malcolm Harper and John Grierson -- Social capital, local networks and community development / Sue Phillips -- Tenure and shelter in urban livelihoods / Geoffrey Payne -- Health, health services and environmental health / Trudy Harpham and Emma Grant -- Infrastructure and environmental health services / Mansoor Ali -- Spatial planning, access and infrastructure / Alison Brown and Tony Lloyd-Jones -- Urban livelihoods -- issues for urban governance and management / Nick Devas -- Reducing urban poverty in India -- lessons from projects supported by DFID / Susan Loughhead and Carole Rakodi -- The Jamaica Urban Poverty Project / Sue Jones and Kingston Restoration Company -- Strengthening urban livelihoods in Zambia -- PUSH II and PROSPECT / David Sanderson and Darren Hedley -- Lessons from the experience of some urban poverty-reduction programmes / David Satterthwaite -- Issues in designing new projects and programmes / Sue Jones.

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