| Verso Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition:
An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world economy and may represent an explosive convergence of ethnic, religious, and political unrest.
| Reprint edition (Verso Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition:
The classic, brilliant, best-selling account of the rise of the worldâs slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now liveAccording to the United Nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the cities of the South.
| Reprint edition (Verso Books, September 30, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition:
According to the united nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the cities of the South.