Towards a Feminised Urban Future
Series: Regions and Cities
It is well-known not only that more than 50% of the world population is currently urban, and, despite some exceptions, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, the trend to greater concentration of people in towns and cities will continue in the 21st century. What is perhaps less well-known, is that...
To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge
Urban Poor Perceptions from Colombia and Guatemala
Latin America is both the world's most urbanized fastest developing regions, where the links between social exclusion, inequality and violence are clearly visible. The banal, ubiquitous nature of drug crime, robbery, gang and intra-family violence destabilizes countries' economies and harms their...
Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge
Perspectives on Development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
Series: Developing Areas Research Group
A comprehensive introduction to the important economic, social and political processes and development issues in this extremely popular region. The Central American nations and those of the Caribbean (including Guyana, Surinam and French Guiana on the mainland) share many historical processes...
Published December 4th 2001 by Routledge