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The Urban Poor in Latin America (Directions in Development) (Directions in Development)

by Marianne Fay

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Published by World Bank Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty,
  • Urban communities,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Latin America,
  • Urban poor,
  • Development - Business Development

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9766392M
    ISBN 100821360698
    ISBN 109780821360699

    Cover: Urban Latin America. This book is an attempt to integrate research on Latin American social organization within a single theoretical framework: development as fundamentally a political problem. Book Pages: Illustrations: 22 photographs, 2 tables, nature, and significance of the informal neighborhoods that house the vast majority of Latin America's urban poor. Until recently, scholars have mainly viewed these settlements through the prisms of crime and drug-related violence, modernization and development theories, populist or.

    The extent of poverty in Latin America (English) Abstract. This work originated in a research project for the measurement and analysis of income distribution in the Latin American countries, undertaken jointly by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the World by: By the year , Latin America will contain five metropolitan areas with more than 8 million people. Their combined population will be over 70 million, and approximately one Latin American in.

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The Urban Poor in Latin America (Directions in Development) (Directions in Development) by Marianne Fay Download PDF EPUB FB2

'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 : Paperback.

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. Violence, fear, and insecurity among the urban poor in Latin America / Caroline Moser, Ailsa Winton and Annalise Moser ; 5.

Keeping healthy in an urban environment: public health challenges for the urban poor / Ricardo Bitran, Ursula Giedion, Rubi Valenzuela and Paavo Monkkonen ; 6. Relying on oneself: assets of the poor /. '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.

The urban poor in Latin America. [Marianne Fay;] -- AnnotationArgues that the causes of poverty, the nature of deprivation, and the policy levers to fight poverty are largely site-specific. The book looks at strategies to assist the urban poor in. |t Urban poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean: setting the stage / |r Marianne Fay and Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi -- |g 2.

|t Working one's way The Urban Poor in Latin America book the urban poor and the labor market / |r Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi -- |g 3. The Urban Poor in Latin America. With three quarters of its population living in cities, Latin America is now essentially an urban region. Higher urbanization is usually associated with a number of positives, such as higher income, greater access to services, and lower poverty incidence, and, Latin America is no by: The urban poor in Latin America (English) Abstract.

With three quarters of its population living in cities, Latin America is now essentially an urban region. Higher urbanization is usually associated with a number of positives, such as higher income, greater access to services, and lower poverty incidence.

A fair amount is already known about the relationship between education and poverty in Latin America. We know that the poor have lower levels of education and that income rises with educational level.

In Latin America, 14% of adults 26 years and older cannot read or write at all. Since more than half of Latin America's million poor now live in cities, poverty alleviation programs there must shift their traditional rural focus to urban settings.

World Bank staff and consultants here provide a comprehensive compilation of what we know -- and do not know -. '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 : $   The Urban Poor in Latin America by Marianne Fay,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

"The underlying hypothesis of The Urban Poor in Latin America is that, indeed, the causes of poverty, the nature of deprivation, and the policy levers to fight poverty are, to a large extent, site specific.

Despite this relatively low poverty incidence, the absolute number of poor people is high, and most studies agree that about half of Latin America's poor live in urban areas. The Bank's own estimates suggest that 60 percent of the poor ( million people) and half the extreme poor (46 million individuals) live in urban areas.

Latin America has traditionally been the world’s most unequal region, but it has recently shown signs of h the s, high international prices for exports have brought inequality Author: Neil Pyper.

of low-income women in urban areas. Women Among the Urban Poor: Recent Trends Latin American and Caribbean women, especially those living in urban areas, have experienced, on average, measurable progress in the quality of their lives.

Three commonly used. The urban poor in Latin America (Inglês) Resumo. With three quarters of its population living in cities, Latin America is now essentially an urban region. Higher urbanization is usually associated with a number of positives, such as higher income, greater access to services, and lower poverty incidence Cited by: urban poor in Latin America were lazy, passive, and fatalistic, their beliefs, be-haviors, and kinship systems a legacy of backward rural livelihoods.

The cor-responding policy response was to implement slum clearance programs in which entire communities were razed or. This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor. Klasen, Stephan, and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D. Poverty, Inequality, and Policy in Latin America. Cambridge, MA: MIT, E-mail Citation» In this book, the multifaceted factors behind the high and persistent inequality in incomes, assets, and many aspects of well being in Latin America .The New War on the Poor links the experiences of labour migrants crossing Latin America’s international borders, indigenous Mexicans defending their territories against capitalist mega-projects, drug wars and paramilitary violence, Afro-Brazilians living on the urban periphery of Salvador, and farmers and business people tired of paying.The Latin American Boom (Spanish: Boom Latinoamericano) was a literary movement of the s and s when the work of a group of relatively young Latin American novelists became widely circulated in Europe and throughout the world.

The Boom is most closely associated with Julio Cortázar of Argentina, Carlos Fuentes of Mexico, Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru, and Gabriel García Márquez of Colombia.