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Environmental Sanitation and Gender among the Urban Poor [Paperback]

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This book monograph is a comprehensive study on environmental sanitation among the urban poor in developing countries. Using a case study of the Kibera slums in Nairobi, the study looks at Kibera's existing water and waste disposal infrastructure and considers how current conditions shape sanitary behaviors, pattern of diseases, health care and health seeking behavior. The book gives a painstaking picture of what life is like in the slums of Africa. Readers, especially those unfamiliar with the developing world, will find that some of the things they take for granted such as water, sanitary facilities, and hand washing are not even considered a basic right for the urban poor living in Africa. This book is a must read for all those working in public health, water, sanitation, behavior change, and social economic policy.

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Pages   272
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.61" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.56"
Weight:   0.96 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 4, 2008
Publisher   VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN  3836456796  
ISBN13  9783836456791  

Availability  103 units.
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This young author has made a crucial contribution to the sanitation literature, venturing into the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya, to ask residents how they are affected by sanitary conditions there. What she found is a lifetime struggle to stay clean, to get rid of waste, to clean food, and to live decently. Not unexpectedly, the bulk of the burden falls on women--who also suffer most of the ill effects.

This is a medical anthropolotist's take on what poor sanitary conditions do to the lives of Kenya's urban poor. What it lacks in depth, it makes up in originality. Dr. Lusambili has ventured where few have gone -- or wished to go -- before. By looking at the problem not as a sanitation engineer or a development expert but rather a citizen of Kibera, she gives us a snapshot of daily life in the teeming slum almost unequalled in the literature.

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