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Book Review- Understanding Urban Poverty in India: Experiences from Mumbai

Indian Journal of Sustainable Development

Volume 1 Issue 1

Published: 2015
Author(s) Name: Suman Rana | Author(s) Affiliation: PhD. Scholar, Department of Social Work, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
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The major theme of this book is to reflect on Urban Poverty in India with special reference to the city of Mumbai, 5th most populous city in the world containing half of the population in slums or is homeless. The book is compiled addressing several key elements which have direct correlation with the above said issue. The book has covered range of topics of social sciences, from economics to population studies and feminist epistemology. In this book, urban poverty is approached from multiple angles through different contributors in the different articles and each article is independent of its approach to the said issue. The broad topics cover in this book is on Economy, Health & Hygiene and Food & Shelter.

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