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The ten and a half myths that may distort the urban policies of governments and international agencies

This paper identifies twelve myths about urban areas – or to be more precise, ten and a half myths, since three of them are partially true statements in need of qualification to make them useful. These myths underpin and perpetuate ineffective and often inappropriate policies by governments and international agencies.

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  • IIED code: G03188
  • Published: 2002 - IIED
  • Theme: Urban
  • Language: English

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