Planet of slums

By Davis, Mike

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ISBN
978-1-84467-022-2
Publisher
London ; Verso, 2006.


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Reviewed on March 6, 2006

Urban theorist Davis takes a global approach to documenting the astonishing depth of squalid poverty that dominates the lives of the planet's increasingly urban population, detailing poor urban communities from Cape Town and Caracas to Casablanca and Khartoum. Davis argues health, justice and social issues associated with gargantuan slums (the largest, in Mexico City, has an estimated population of 4 million) get overlooked in world politics: "The demonizing rhetorics of the various internation...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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