Fighting Urban Poverty

Publication | March 2001
Price
  • US$10.00 (paperback)

This volume contains the views, experiences, and plans of Asian municipal leaders in tackling the high incidence of poverty amongst their citizens through five critical interventions:

This volume contains the views, experiences, and plans of Asian municipal leaders in tackling the high incidence of poverty amongst their citizens through five critical interventions:

  • creating jobs for the poor
  • building partnerships for reducing poverty
  • working together to improve slums
  • expanding housing for the poor
  • getting rid of urban wastes

Contents 

  • Foreword
  • Summary
  • Opening Statements
  • Addressing Urban Poverty Issues
  • Creating Jobs for the Poor
  • Poor No More: Reducing Poverty Through Partnerships
  • Working Together to Improve Slums
  • Providing Housing for the Poor
  • Improving Service Delivery to the Poor
  • Networking
  • Getting Rid of Urban Wastes
  • Concluding Remarks
  • List of Participants and Abbreviations

Additional Details

Type
Series
Subjects
  • Governance and public sector management
  • Poverty
  • Urban development
Countries
  • China, People's Republic of
SKU
  • 100200
ISBN
  • 971-561-317-9

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