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Holding Their Ground: Secure Land for the Urban Poor in Developing Countries - FIRST ED

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Security of land tenure for the urban poor is now a major problem for developing cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This book presents and analyzes the main conclusions of a comparative research programme on land tenure issues. It looks at how solutions can be found and implemented to respond to the demands and needs of the majority of squatters and informal settlements, and analyzes how urban stakeholders, with different social, legal and economic constraints, find innovative and flexible solutions. The book is intended to fill a gap in the literature on comparative research on tenure policies and should be useful to researchers and professionals involved in defining and instigating tenure upgrading policies and programmes.

Slightly warped and worn at the edges, dent at the bottom of the spine and light annotations in pencil throughout. Top right corner is a little bent.

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First edition
Author(s):
Durand-Lasserve, Alain; Royston, Lauren
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15cmx23cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853838918
ISBN-13:
9781853838910
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Earthscan

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Security of land tenure for the urban poor is now a major problem for developing cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This book presents and analyzes the main conclusions of a comparative research programme on land tenure issues. It looks at how solutions can be found and implemented to respond to the demands and needs of the majority of squatters and informal settlements, and analyzes how urban stakeholders, with different social, legal and economic constraints, find innovative and flexible solutions. The book is intended to fill a gap in the literature on comparative research on tenure policies and should be useful to researchers and professionals involved in defining and instigating tenure upgrading policies and programmes.

Slightly warped and worn at the edges, dent at the bottom of the spine and light annotations in pencil throughout. Top right corner is a little bent.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Durand-Lasserve, Alain; Royston, Lauren
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15cmx23cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853838918
ISBN-13:
9781853838910
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Earthscan

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