1. Market enablement and the urban sector / Roger Zetter 2. Developmental welfare and political economy : reflections on policy-conditioned aid and strategic redirections of international housing and urban policies, 1960-2000 / Cedric Pugh 3. The state, foreign aid and the political economy of shelter in Egypt / Mohamed Hamza 4. Tackling urban poverty : principles and practice in project and programme design in Egypt / Carole Rakodi 5. Bridging the rural-urban divide : what can the urban learn from the rural? : reflections on the case of Mexico / Gareth A. Jones 6. Between command and market economies : the changing roles of public and private housing sectors in transitional economies / Geoffrey Payne and Richard Grover 7. Urban land tenure in Brazil : from centralized state to market processes of housing land delivery / Flavio de Souza and Roger Zetter 8. Market enablement and the reconfiguration of urban structure in Colombia / Andres Ortiz-Gomez and Roger Zetter.