Principal Investigator: Erik Achille Swyngedouw.  Lead Organisation: University of Manchester (Environment, Education and Development)
 
Co-Investigators: Mary Lawhon (University of Pretoria); Henrik Ernstson (University of Manchester)

Principal investigators: Vanessa Watson. Lead Organisation: University of Cape Town

Co-investigators: Jane Battersby; Susan Marion Parnell; Warren Michael Smit; Jonathan Crush

Principal Investigator: Michael John Patrick Walton. Lead Organisation: Centre of policy research, India

Co-investigator: Partha Mukhopadhyay

In Indian cities many people live in marginal areas, with insecure housing, and inadequate provision of most public services, such as water and sanitation, electricity, garbage collection and policing.

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Based on a comparison of 20 migrant villages in three major Chinese cities, and slums in other developing countries; analysis includes housing development and regulation, with learnings from workshops and capacity building.

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