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Urban poverty in the Caribbean

Michel S. Laguerre

Urban poverty in the Caribbean

French Martinique as a social laboratory

by Michel S. Laguerre

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort-de-France (Martinique),
  • Martinique,
  • Fort-de-France.,
  • Martinique.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Martinique -- Fort-de-France,
    • Urban poor -- Martinique,
    • Fort-de-France (Martinique) -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-177) and index.

      StatementMichel S. Laguerre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC158.6.Z9 P65 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2227624M
      ISBN 10031204495X
      LC Control Number89077908

      Poverty rates were largely unchanged in , remaining at high levels since the Great Recession, though unemployment rates have fallen. Child poverty rates have remained high, and racial and ethnic gaps and differences by family structure remain : Austin Nichols.   It is a situation resulting from a group of factors, we can say is the lack of opportunities given to the inhabitants of an area because of the configuration of the urban landscape in which they live or transit. For example usually upscale neighbo.   Poverty in Barbados tends to affect female-headed households at 60 percent, and poverty is concentrated in more urban areas of the country. In the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) worked with UNDP officials as well as the government of Barbados to launch a poverty alleviation program aimed at helping people living in poverty in Barbados.


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In this book on urban poverty in the Caribbean, Michel S. Laguerre presents a detailed analysis of the phenomenon in urban Martinique. He argues that the national structure of inequality finds its myriad expressions in the urban environment.

Not only does the city provide the ideological back-up. Urban Poverty in the Caribbean In a global environment defined by great upheaval and disorder, the small-island states of the Caribbean have largely been spared the worst aspects of the upheaval and violence afflicting other parts of the world.

This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies. It brings together contributions from academics, practitioners and urban poverty specialists to present a multi-disciplinary approach to the debate, highlighting the need to link policy, institutional.

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In this book on urban poverty in the Caribbean, Michel S. Laguerre presents a detailed analysis of the phenomenon in urban Martinique. He argues that the national structure of inequality finds its myriad expressions in the urban environment.

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