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City mayors reports on the world's urban slums. Ivan turok, guest blogger, is executive director at the human sciences research council in south africa, editor-in-chief of the journal ‘regional studies’, honorary professor at the university of glasgow, and chairman of the city planning commission for durban the interactions between three phenomena - place, people and economy.
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