The Hidden Millions: Homelessness in Developing Countries

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-04-20
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Exploring the human context as well as policy and planning, this book looks at what actually happens to city dwellers once they become homeless, and presents challenging cases which illustrate the varying experiences of the homeless in cities around the world.

Table of Contents

Current theory on homelessness
Homelessness and international housing policy
The continuing urban housing shortfall and affordability crisis
Defining homelessness in developing countries
Accommodation conditions and differentiating between homeless people and those in inadequate housing
Estimating the hidden millions
Who are the hidden millions?
Economic, social and cultural causes
Political and legal issues
Disaster and conflict
Exclusion, perceptions and isolation
Children and homelessness
Towards strategic interventions for homeless people
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