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Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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New China Cities: Shoddy Homes, Broken Hope
China's government-led urbanization, meant to solve one problem, may be creating a new set of troubles that could plague Chinese cities for generations.
 
As Chinese Farmers Fight for Homes, Suicide Is Ultimate Protest
Some farmers commit suicide to protest eviction, a reminder of how China's new urbanization push is at times a violent struggle with a powerful state.
 
China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities
A 12-year plan to move hundreds of millions of rural residents into cities is intended to spur economic growth, but could have unintended consequences, skeptics warn.
 
Pitfalls Abound in China’s Push From Farm to City
Articles in this series look at how China’s government-driven effort to push the population to towns and cities is reshaping a nation that for millenniums has been defined by its rural life.
 
U.N. Committee Condemns U.S. Criminalization of Homelessness
Second Time this Year Criminalization Condemned by U.N. Human Rights Monitors
 
General Assembly of Ministers of Housing and Urban Development of Latin America and the Caribbean
 
From Mumbai to Cairo
 
Publication. Forced to the Fringes: Disasters of 'Resettlement' in India
 
Urban Austerity: Impacts of the global financial crisis on cities in Europe
Organized by the Institute for European Urban Studies Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and the Hermann Henselmann Foundation and sponsored by the Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation.
 
Call to contribute to the World Map of Urban Habitat
 
 
 

 

   
 


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