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Cities in transformation; the urban squatter problem of the developing world.

[St. Lucia] University of Queensland Press [1970] .
ISBN 0702205710, 9780702205712

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Subjects Bidonvilles -- Pays en voie de développement.
City Planning.
Developing countries.
Pauvres -- Logement -- Pays en voie de développement.
Squatter settlements -- Developing countries.
Squatter settlements.
Squatters -- Developing countries.
Squatters -- Pays en voie de développement.
Urban Population.
Urbanisation -- Pays en voie de développement.
Urbanisme -- Pays en voie de développement.
Urbanization -- Developing countries.
Description xiv, 257 pages illustrations, maps 22 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Stamped on t.p.: Distributed in the Western Hemisphere by International Scholarly Book Services, Zion, Ill.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-239).
Contents pt. 1. The Urban Squatter Problem -- Ch. 1. The manifestacion of urban squatting -- Definition of the urban squatter -- The quantitative aspects of urban squatter increase -- The ever widening cycle of poverty -- The fallacy of urban land hunger -- Urban squatting-A creeping paralysis or a social trasformation -- Ch. 2. Several methods of approaching the problem -- The phenomenon is constant-The treatment is not -- Planned national development-Integration of urban in-migrants -- Assimilation through urban redevelopment programmes -- Housing policy to accommodate urban squatters -- Land and utility projects for urban squatters -- Community development techniques applied to squatter rehabilitation -- Recuperation of urban squatter colonies -- Ch. 3. A case study of urban squatter relocation in the Philippines -- The beginnings of squatting in Manila -- Recognizing the urban squatter problem -- Quantifying the urban squatter problem -- Common characteristics of squatters in the Philippines -- A squatter relocation plan -- The Sapang Palay squatter relocation project-Not according to plan -- Sapang Palay-The Relocation programme takes shape -- The Central Institute for the Training and Relocation of Urban Squatters (CITRUS) -- part 4. Urban Squatting in Perspective -- Ch. 4. Urban squatting in its historical context -- The city: An historic refuge or an instrument for the creation of wealth -- The urbanization process -- An historical example -- A changing urban society means a change in the social contract -- The shifting balance rural to urban population -- The evolution of a scientific method for the diagnosis and control of urbanization -- Ch. 5. Planning towards a rural-urban balance of population -- Urbanizing the pioneer fringes of the developing nations -- Planning rural-urban adjustment at the national level -- part 3. Conclusion -- Ch. 6. Conclusion and summary -- General review -- Summary of the historical trend -- Appendices -- Appendix I. Notes on the design of a preliminary urban data collation system on which comparative trends of urbanization for various towns and cities could be analyzed -- Appendix II. Summary of Procedure which can be used for identifying and quantifying the squatter problem of a town -- Bibliography -- Index.
Geographic Area Developing countries
Network Numbers (OCoLC)88521
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Juppenlatz, Morris.
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