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Rural and urban poverty and the measurement of development performance in the Transkei

N. D. Muller

Rural and urban poverty and the measurement of development performance in the Transkei

by N. D. Muller

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Published by Development Studies Unit, University of Natal in Durban .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Transkei (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Transkei.
    • Subjects:
    • Income distribution -- South Africa -- Transkei.,
    • Poverty -- South Africa -- Transkei.,
    • Transkei (South Africa) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Neil D. Muller.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 9, Rural urban studies series ;, working paper no. 9.
      ContributionsUniversity of Natal. Centre for Applied Social Sciences. Development Studies Unit., University of Natal. Rural Urban Studies Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905.Z7 T735 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1528602M
      ISBN 100869805916
      LC Control Number93220068
      OCLC/WorldCa22919245

      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.

      poverty in Kenya. In brief, the regional profile shows that the majority of the poor are in the rural areas and that poverty levels, depth and severity in rural areas are much higher than in urban areas. Poverty has persisted in particular provinces and social groups since the s. The Wye Group Handbook Rural Households’ Livelihood and Well-Being Statistics on Rural Development and Agriculture Household Income UNITED NATIONSFile Size: 3MB.


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