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The Resource Urban social movements in the Third World, edited by Frans Schuurman and Ton van Naerssen

Urban social movements in the Third World, edited by Frans Schuurman and Ton van Naerssen

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Urban social movements in the Third World
Title
Urban social movements in the Third World
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edited by Frans Schuurman and Ton van Naerssen
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Language
eng
Summary
This reissue, initially published in 1989, considers the upsurge of locally-based movements attempting to improve living conditions in Third-World cities throughout the 1980s. The book presents qualitative, comparative research on the dynamics and constraints of these urban social movements, in a cross-cultural framework, using case studies from a variety of Latin American, African and Asian countries. As more democratic-type regimes establish themselves in the Third World, the possibilities for collective organisations and actions increase. Urban social movements therefore are playing an increasingly important role in the habitat of the poor --
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UKM
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1948-
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Schuurman, Frans J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Naerssen, A. L. van
Series statement
Routledge library editions. Development
Series volume
v. 95
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  • Cities and towns
  • Social movements
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Squatter settlements
  • Developing countries
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Urban social movements in the Third World, edited by Frans Schuurman and Ton van Naerssen
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
1. Urban Social Movements: Between Regressive Utopia and Socialist Panacea 2. Collective Organisation and Action in Squatter Settlements in Arequipa, Peru 3. Neighbourhood associations in Buenos Aires: Contradictions within Contradictions 4. Clientelism, Competition and Poverty: The Ineffectiveness of Local Organisations in a Madras Slum 5. The Limits of Territorial Social Movements: The Case of Housing in Karachi 6. Crossroads: The Rise and Fall of a Squatter Movement in Cape Town, South Africa 7. Between Utopia and Strategy: A Case Study of Brazilian Urban Social Movement 8. Power and Independence: The Struggle for Identity and Integrity in Urban Social Movements 9. The Chilean Squatter Movement and the State 10. Continuity and Change in the Urban Poor Movement of Manila, the Philipines
Control code
FIEb17380972
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780415601948
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)749686472
Label
Urban social movements in the Third World, edited by Frans Schuurman and Ton van Naerssen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Urban Social Movements: Between Regressive Utopia and Socialist Panacea 2. Collective Organisation and Action in Squatter Settlements in Arequipa, Peru 3. Neighbourhood associations in Buenos Aires: Contradictions within Contradictions 4. Clientelism, Competition and Poverty: The Ineffectiveness of Local Organisations in a Madras Slum 5. The Limits of Territorial Social Movements: The Case of Housing in Karachi 6. Crossroads: The Rise and Fall of a Squatter Movement in Cape Town, South Africa 7. Between Utopia and Strategy: A Case Study of Brazilian Urban Social Movement 8. Power and Independence: The Struggle for Identity and Integrity in Urban Social Movements 9. The Chilean Squatter Movement and the State 10. Continuity and Change in the Urban Poor Movement of Manila, the Philipines
Control code
FIEb17380972
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780415601948
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)749686472

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