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From Welfare to Market Economy: Policy Shifts in Urban Development

Edited By: Mohamed Hamza and Roger Zetter

240 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Oct 2001 | #123668 | ISBN: 1853837849
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Hardback | Oct 2001 | #123669 | ISBN: 1853837830
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Emphasizes the importance of the role between international donors and internal domestic interests and examines how the changing role of the state moves towards market-based policies.


Market Enablement and the Urban Sector; Developmental Welfare and Political Economy: Some Reflections on Policy-conditioned Aid and Strategic Redirection of International Housing and Urban Policies, 1960-2000; The State, Foreign Aid and the Political Economy of Shelter: The Case of Egypt; Tackling Urban Poverty: Principles and Practice in Project and Programme Design; Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide: What Can the Urban Learn from the Rural? Between Command and Market Economies: The Changing Roles of Public and Private Sector activity in Housing Development; Land Tenure: From Centralized State Intervention to Market Processes of Land Delivery in Brazil; Urban Planning and the Rationale of the Market: The Elimination of the Intermediate Urban Level in Bogota; Bibliography, Index

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Roger Zetter is Deputy Head, Department of Planning, School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. Mohamed Hamza is an independent consultant and a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University.

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