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Shelter and Housing

  • By: Amita Bhide
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Shelter is a basic human need. Its access and provision are thus a major global preoccupation. Its importance as an international policy agenda has steadily increased as provision of shelter has progressed from a largely household-directed, unorganized activity into a sophisticated ...

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