Prof Diana Mitlin

Professor of Global Urbanism

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Research interests

  • Urban community and citizen-led development
  • Urban inequality and poverty
  • Urban poverty reduction strategies
  • NGOs (management and organizational issues)
  • Civil society
  • Participatory governance
  • Social movements

My major research issues are:

  • urban inequality and poverty
  • state and civil society shelter policies particularly related to the upgrading of informal settlements
  • grassroots organizations and community development
  • civil society and development


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