Slums and squatters in six Philippine cities | Land Portal

Resource information

Date of publication: 
December 1972
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 

Study of the urbanization problem of slums and squatters in six urban areas of the Philippines - describes the communities and their social problems (e.g., unemployment, housing, social services); similarities between the communities in such characteristics as reasons for rural migration, educational level, desire for land ownership, capacity for social participation and political participation; recommendations for government policy and programmes on urban development.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

International Association for Metropolitan Research and Development
University of the Philippines at Diliman
Laquian, A.A.


Data provider

Share this page