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“Shrinking World, Growing Cities,” Trinity Reporter, Spring 2001, pp. 22 -26.
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“Urban Self-Reliance,” Guest Editor with Pablo Gutman for special issue of Development: Journal of the Society for International Development, Rome, Spring 1987.
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“Six Misconceptions about Squatter Settlements,” Development: Journal of the Society for International Development, 1986:4, pp. 40-44.
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