Cities (Oxfam Small Guides To Big Issues) (Special Order Item)
by Seabrook, Jeremy
About This Book
Every year tens of millions of people abandon rural areas of the South for life in the city. With education, health care and even safe water in short supply, cities risk becoming sites of violent conflicts for future generations. And yet world governments are doing little to address these demographic shifts.
Writer and journalist Jeremy Seabrook offers a vivid portrait of the lives of people who migrate from impoverished villages to towns and cities, the changes they face, and the impact these changes have on their psyche and well-being. Contrasting the attitudes of today's governments with those of the past, the book provides a sharp critique of global policies, and an ideal introduction to the impact of urbanisation on modern life.
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