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Growing Up in an Urbanizing World

Edited By: Louise Chawla

254 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #123670 | ISBN: 1853838284
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123671 | ISBN: 1853838276
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About this book

Explores and analyses the relationship of young people and their urban surroundings in eight countries, focusing on low-income neigbourhoods in both developing and developed worlds.

'An excellent resource for policy makers and practitioners alike.' International Development Planning Review


Contents

Cultural richness and childhood identity in Argentina; constraints and opportunities in Britain; aliens in the suburbs in Australia; squatter camp voices in South Africa; tales of the "slums" in South India; freedom and welfare in Norway; living and playing in the USA; transformation in Poland; better cities for children and youth.

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