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Abstract

Although the proportion of young people in cities is growing rapidly, few studies take into account the diversity of and views on their urban experiences. This is an examination of the lives, capacities, and agencies of urban youth in the developing world and an identification of significant gaps for research.

In particular, this book provides a highlight of the political economy of youth-focused development in an increasingly urbanizing world. Political-economic processes that shape and are shaped by young people's urban lives get particular attention.

 

Publication Year
2012
Publisher
UN-Habitat
Number of Pages
104 pages
HS Number
HS/061/12E
ISBN
978-92-1-132476-1