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Rural and urban poverty and the measurement of development performance in the Transkei
N. D. Muller
|Statement||by Neil D. Muller.|
|Series||Working paper ;, no. 9, Rural urban studies series ;, working paper no. 9.|
|Contributions||University of Natal. Centre for Applied Social Sciences. Development Studies Unit., University of Natal. Rural Urban Studies Unit.|
|LC Classifications||HC905.Z7 T735 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 36 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||93220068|
Globally, over 50% of the population lives in urban areas today. By , the world's urban population will increase by times to 6 billion. City leaders must move quickly to plan for growth and provide the basic services, infrastructure, and affordable housing their expanding populations need. Urban Development Home. World Urban Forum. Urban schools had larger enrollments, on average, than suburban or rural schools at both the elementary and secondary levels. Urban teachers had fewer resources available to them and less control over their curriculum than teachers in other locations, as did teachers in urban high poverty schools compared with those in rural high poverty.
But these days, “community development” means a lot more and offers the potential for much greater impact. A new book, Investing in What Works for America's Communities, produced jointly by the Low Income Investment Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, assembles the most current and creative thinking about community : Margery Austin Turner. Not surprisingly, a single, all-encompassing measure of poverty remains beyond reach. One response is to turn to methods like “participatory rural assessments” (which can be applied as well to urban areas). The idea in this approach is to ask members of a village or neighborhood to define their own poverty standards and to identify who wouldFile Size: 87KB.
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By Neil D. Muller. Topics: Poverty, Rural Development. Publisher: Rural Urban Studies Unit, Development Studies Unit (Centre for Applied Social Sciences), University of Author: Neil D.
Muller. Surprisingly little is known about the nature and extent of rural poverty, but some striking facts of interest include the following: In 5 out of 12 countries examined, the rural population still Author: Lia Rosida.
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A better understanding of the rural-urban interface is critical to the formulation of national poverty reduction strategies, particularly in countries experiencing rapid urbanisation or escalating rural-urban disparities.
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