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Squatter Citizen: Life in the Urban Third World

Jorge E Hardoy, David Satterthwaite

Book/Report, 374 pages

Describes the vast and complex process of urban change and considers its impact on the lives of its poorer citizens. Boxes intersperse the text to illustrate points made and also tell stories of how a squatter invasion was organized or how communities in illegal settlements organized their own defence or worked together to improve conditions.

Publication information

  • IIED code: 5148IIED
  • Published: 1989 - Earthscan
  • Theme: Urban
  • ISBN: 978-1-85383020-4
  • Language: English

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