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Improving Donor Support for Urban Poverty Reduction: A focus on South Asia

The growing urbanization of poverty poses a significant challenge to governments and donors alike, particularly in Asia, which houses 60 per cent of the world’s slum dwellers...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Poverty Poverty measurement
Working Paper
Irregular Urbanization as a Catalyst for Radical Social Mobilization: The Case of the Housing Movements of São Paulo

This study focuses on the city of São Paulo, Brazil and examines the ways in which irregular and illegal growth have influenced the collective action of social movements of the urban poor...

Equality and inequality Social movement Urban planning
Book Chapter
The Westernization Movement

From the book: China and the Global Economy since 1840

International relations International trade Social movement
Working Paper
Evolution of the Women's Movement in Contemporary Algeria: Organization, Objectives and Prospects

The paper discusses some of the social and historical factors behind the evolution of contemporary women's organizations in Algeria. The paper states that the women question was never a priority...

Nonprofit organizations Social movement Women
Book
Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East (paperback)

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and ...

Employees Families Social movement
Book
Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and ...

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Introduction and Overview: Recasting the Middle East

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women, Patriarchy, and the Changing Family

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Modernizing Women: Reforms, Revolutions, and the Woman Question

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Islamist Movements and Women’s Responses

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Inequality, Accommodation, Resistance

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women and Social Change in Afghanistan

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Conclusion: All That Is Solid Is Melting into Air

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
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