Urban Growth and Housing Policy in Algeria

A Case Study of Migrant Communities in the City of Constantine Publisher: Avebury Place of Publication: Great Britain Date of Publication: 1992 Number of Copies: 1 Author: Boudebaba, Rabaeh

This is the outcome of an intensive study of migration, urbanization and urban settlement in a developing country. It examines these processes in the context of the sociology of development and includes a detailed discussion of migration and urban housing in Algeria. The main aim is to assess the way in which the extended period of insecurity, poor housing and migration in Algeria affected the families concerned and their relationship with the community and local authority.