AuthorSafa, Helen I
TitleTowards a political economy of urbanization in third world countries / edited by Helen I. Safa
Imprint Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1982
Descript xvi, 315 p. ; 23 cm


Labour migration: Causes and consequences : Relay migration and the survival of the peasant household -- Labour mobility in fragmented labour markets, the role of circulatory migration in rural-urbal-relations in Asia -- Sudanese class formation and the demography of urban migration -- Urban malnutrition in West Africa: A consequence of abnormal urbanization and underdevelopment -- Family and kinship as survival mechanisms : Models of urban kinship -- Changing patterns of marriage and the family in an urbanized village in delhi, India -- Family as security and bondage: A political strategy of the lebanese urban working class -- Small-scale entrepreneurs and the informal sector : Survival of the poor -- Family structure and industrial entrepreneurship in urban India: The evolution of a field study -- What is to be done with the 'informal sector'? a case study of shoe manufacturers in Colombia -- Formal and informal sectors of the zaria, nigeria economy: An analytic framework with empirical content -- Collective action and protest in the city : Squatters and politics in Latin America: A comparative analysis of urban social movements in Chile, Peru and Mexico -- Neighbourhood movements in Sao Paulo

Urbanization -- Developing countries -- Congresses Urban economics -- Congresses

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