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- Cities Alliance
- Eldis: Urban poverty
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- UN-Habitat Issues Papers
- Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)
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- Environment & Urbanization
- International Development Planning Review
- International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
- Urban Studies
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