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“A profound enquiry into an urgent subject ... a brilliant book.”—Arundhati Roy
Ok, this book is actually incredible. About half of it was assigned in a Development Studies class of mine, but I willingly read the whole thing. So much detail! Read morePublished 14 days ago by Annette Lilly
This is an incredible collection of data about the crude reality of many urban citizens of the world, and many more to come... unless we do something. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Barbara P.
Very insightful book. Academic and easy to follow. It has graphs and charts.Published 4 months ago by Christina Amezquita
Beware: this is a Marxist screed. Seriously communist.
I got several chapters in before I gave up in disgust. Read more
Davis's Planet of Slums is a must read for urban scholars as it gives a good depiction of the macro-forces art play that increase the amount and shape of slums globally. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Maarten Markus
This book examined the anthropological studies of poor people around the world. It forecasts the increase in the world population of poverty in numbers and in acquired landmass. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Venus Project
there is no better place than to read a book written by Mike Davis. This is not the longest of tracks, nor the most poetic of his works, but what it lacks in length and drama it... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kevin C. Kresse
Essential reading for the global citizen.
Shocking description of how the world's poor live.
Sad but a must read for anyone interested in social justice