It is generally assumed that urban populations are healthier, more literate and more prosperous than rural populations. However, UN-HABITAT’s State of the World’s Cities Report 2006/7 has broken new ground by showing that the urban poor suffer from an urban penalty: Slum dwellers in developing countries are as badly off if not worse off than their rural relatives.
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ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 92/1/131811-4 HS Number: HS/814/06E Series Title:- Not available - Pages: 204 Year: 2006 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: Information and Monitoring Countries: Branch/Office: