With a third of the global urban population already living in Dickensian slums, at least half under the age of twenty, Mike Davis explores the threat of disease, of forced settlement on hazardous terrains, and of state violence on huge populations. He shows also how poverty not only grew massively in the 1990s but how the gap between rich and poor countries expanded and how women and minorities fell further behind. Surveying the new urban poor from Bombay to Cairo, Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, Mike Davis argues that this ...

Planet of Slums 2017, Verso Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781784786618

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Planet of Slums 2007, Verso, London, England

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Planet of Slums 2006, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844670222

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