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Cities of Peasants Re-Viewed

By: B Roberts

Hodder Arnold

Paperback | Oct 1995 | #43324 | ISBN: 0340604786
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Revision of this highly acclaimed account of urbanisation in the developing world, which has been extensively reworked and updated.`An excellent book....one whose study will enrich the appreciation....of Latin American cities.' - Environment and Planning.

...one of the most significant contributions to the growing literature of Third World urbanization. -- Annals of the AAG (of the first edition) ...an excellent book, worthy of close study, rewarding to read chapter by chapter, and one whose study will enrich the appreciation of most social scientists of the organization of Latin American cities. -- Environment and Planning A (of the first edition)


Contents

Urbanization and underdevelopment; urbanization and underdevelopment before the modern period; urbanization and industrialization; migration and the agrarian structure; the urban economy and the organization of the labor market; the nature of urban stratification; urban poverty, the household, and coping with urban life; the development of citizenship.

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