Welfare & benefit systems
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Published by Oxfam GBs UK Poverty Programme Gender analysis has been used in international development for many years. It is now widely recognised that a better understanding of the particular needs of women and men makes a significant difference in the fight against poverty and disadvantage. This h...
Making Common Ground
This book provides a comprehensive review of experience in designing and implementing a wide range of partnerships for efficient and equitable use of urban land. Using examples from countries throughout the world and at all levels of economic development,
Urban Land Tenure and Property Rights in Developing Countries
This review surveys the extensive international literature on the subject. It proposes a typology which includes statutory, customary and unauthorized tenure systems, as a basis for assessing existing problems and formulating appropriate policies. It concludes with recommendations for improving tenu...
Jobs from Housing
Robin Spence, Jill Wells, Eric Dudley
Based on evidence from throughout the developing world this book takes a fresh look at the processes and the problems of income generation through housing.
Culture, Cash and Housing
This book examines the role of cultural tradition and the local environment in determining a community's attitude towards housing and its construction. It offers practical advice to enable planners and implementers of building projects (including development agencies) to assess effectively the commu...