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Strategies to Reduce Urban Poverty

Susan V. Smith

Strategies to Reduce Urban Poverty

Integrating Human Development and Economic Opportunity

by Susan V. Smith

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

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  • Politics/International Relations

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    Open LibraryOL11099090M
    ISBN 100788115472
    ISBN 109780788115479

    comprehensive in scope (recognising the multidimensional nature of poverty and the strategies to alleviate it), participatory and partnership-oriented, and based on a medium and long-term perspective on development and poverty reduction (World Bank, ).   T his summer, I published a book called Bleeding Out that explains how we could reduce gun violence by 50% in the US’s 40 most violent cities. Author: Thomas Abt.

    This is the first book to review the effectiveness of different approaches to reducing urban poverty in the Global South. It describes and discusses the different ways in which national and local governments, international agencies and civil society organizations are seeking to reduce urban poverty. Different approaches are explored, for instance; market approaches, welfare, rights-based approaches and .   Local and national governments and international agencies can become far more effective at addressing urban poverty at scale by, as is proposed in this book, working with and supporting the urban poor and their organizations. This book will be an invaluable resource for researchers and postgraduate students in urban development, poverty reduction, urban geography, and for Book Edition: 1.

      Strategy 1 policies attempt to reduce the number of people in income poverty, usually by transferring income directly. Strategy 2 policies try to blunt the impact of income poverty on overall.   Policies to reduce poverty in developing economies. To reduce poverty in developing economies, the focus may be on different policies. Education – greater spending on education and training can enable higher-skilled workforce. Foreign Aid – aid from developed countries can be used to invest in better health care and education.


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Strategies to Reduce Urban Poverty by Susan V. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Local and national governments and international agencies can become far more effective at addressing urban poverty at scale by, as is proposed in this book, working with and supporting the urban poor and their organizations.

This book will be an invaluable resource for researchers and postgraduate students in urban development, poverty reduction, urban geography, and for practitioners and organisations working in urban Cited by:   Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South is one of the first books to summarize and evaluate multiple strategies used to address urban poverty in the global south.

Despite the complexity of the topic, the geographic diversity and the time span, the book is easy to follow and read since the strategies are explained using multiple case studies.

In Chapter 1 (Introduction), Satterthwaite and Mitlin, lay out the structure of the book Cited by: 1. Local and national governments and international agencies can become far more effective at addressing urban poverty at scale by, as is proposed in this book, working with and supporting the urban poor and their organizations.

This book will be an invaluable resource for researchers and postgraduate students in urban development, poverty reduction, urban geography, and for practitioners and organisations working in urban. The priority public actions designed to raise sustainable growth and reduce poverty constitute the heart of a PRSP.

It is worth distinguishing four key areas of content: 1. Macroeconomic and structural policies to support sustainable growth in which the poor participate Size: 4MB. opment Strategies and Cities Without Slums programs, which are the cornerstones of the CA approach to poverty reduction.

The City Development Strategy (CDS) is a participatory plan-ning process that represents the collective vision of its stakehold-ers for the future development of their city. City Development Strategies to Reduce Poverty. The world's urban population is growing fast.

In Asia, billion people (one out of two) are expected to live in cities by Urban centers are also increasing in size and number. Finally, it reviews the principal ways in which urban poverty has been understood in the South and the North, and what these imply for the different policy prescriptions for addressing urban : Lia Rosida.

portion of non-farm income and remittance from family members working in urban centres and industrial areas (Musalmah, ). This paper will discuss mainly Malaysian policies, strategies and initiatives that have helped to reduce poverty over the last four decades.

After independence inMalaysia‟s performance in economic growth andFile Size: KB. A large percentage of poor children live with just one parent, usually their mother, and single-parent families are more vulnerable to economic downturns than are two-parent families.

Living arrangements also affect the optimal design of policies related to income support and child support. In this paper, we review changes in family structure, the relationship between family structure and Author: Maria Cancian.

As a precondition for reducing poverty, every person must re- ceive the opportunity to lead a long, healthy, creative and productive life and to enjoy an adequate standard of living, freedom, dignity, self-esteem and the respect of others.

These aims are further complicated by poverty’s many and changing faces, which can. One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. This takes account of their opportunities and assets and the Reviews: 1.

This paper—a product of the Urban Unit, Transport and Urban Development Department—is part of a larger effort in the department to promote strategies for reducing urban poverty. Related Regions: Africa, Latin America and Caribbean.

Urban poverty rates in East Asia and the Pacific are relatively low, but one-third of the urban population there lives in slums, with the tendency most pronounced in China.

International organizations have looked at lessons of the past, which show that cities that take measures to upgrade slums manage to reduce poverty. It contains a wealth of empirical evidence and sound recommendations to policymakers and researchers to design and implement effective policies and strategies to prevent and reduce poverty.

The book is a useful resource to policymakers and researchers at national and international research institutes, universities, non-governmental, and Cited by: 2.

The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation, growth and consumption; assessment of poverty strategies and policies; the role of government, NGOs and other institutions in poverty reduction; rural-urban migration and poverty.

Tax credits could reduce poverty even more—by including workers without children at home How to expand opportunity through a better TANF program School choice as an antipoverty strategyAuthor: Donald Marron.

Policies that contain food price inflation, improve decent-paying job opportunities for the urban poor are likely to reduce the use of negative coping strategies by providing urban slum dwellers with steady and reliable sources of by: A distillation is presented of the ideas, facts, trends, conclusions, and recommendations presented during a 2-day conference on strategies to reduce urban poverty.

The meeting addressed two main approaches to reducing urban poverty: economic opportunity and human development, and the linkages between them. Urban poverty was set in the context of the country as a whole, exploring Author: Susan V.

Smith. Urban areas in the Global South now house most of the world's urban population and are projected to house almost all its increase between now and There is a growing recognition that the scale of urban poverty has been overlooked - and that it is increasing both in numbers and in the proportion of the world's poor population that live and Pages: Some studies have shown that poverty concentrated in urban neighborhoods and the adverse social conditions that accompany this poverty, affect the performance of schools and students (Noguera, ).

Paying closer attention to the educational phenomenon amongst the urban poor is a priority for research, policies and social : Marisol Silva-Laya, Natalia D'Angelo, Elda García, Laura Zúñiga, Teresa Fernández. Community driven poverty reduction interventions that incorporate economic, social and environmental concerns at minimum cost have been promoted through interventions such as Food for Assets (FFA).It also seeks to generate innovative strategies to reduce global urban poverty.

For“Reducing Urban Poverty” was chosen as the theme. Each student author focused on one of three topics: Land Markets and Security of Tenure, Health, and Livelihoods.Bank’s Assistance Strategies to Reduce Poverty ( lb) introduced a dualist methodology, based on a two-part strategy which is both economic and social in nature.

I ‘r ‘5; In this context, the Urban Policy Paper (World Bank, a) recognized that “watering and housing” the poor has not solved the problem of urban poverty.