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  1. Cities, Slums and Gender in the Global South

    Towards a Feminised Urban Future

    By Sylvia Chant, Cathy McIlwaine

    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 January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Encounters with Violence in Latin America

    Urban Poor Perceptions from Colombia and Guatemala

    By Cathy McIlwaine, Caroline Moser

    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

  3. Challenges and Change in Middle America

    Perspectives on Development in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

    By Katie Willis, Cathy Mcilwaine

    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

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