Written Materials
PDF of Latest Citywatch newsletter (04-05) pg 1-24  pg 25-33   pg 34-48
History and Philosophy of our Work
How We Began PDF
SPARC and its Work with NSDF and Mahila Milan, India PDF
Beating a Path: Creating a Basis for Government Organisations to Become Accountable to Communities of the Poor by Sheela Patel Mar 93 PDF
Diary of a Pathbeater PDF
Stitching Coats that Fit: Supporting People's Processes is a Risk Worth Taking by Sheela Patel 2000 PDF
Norms and Standards in Urban Development PDF
Demolitions to Dialogue by Celine D'Cruz PDF
SPARC - A Volunteer's View PDF

Capacity Building and Changing Policy
How can Poor People Benefit from Research Results? PDF
Tools and Methods for Empowerment developed by Slum Dwellers in India by Sheela Patel May 2004 PDF
One David and Three Goliaths by Sheela Patel and Kalpana Sharma IIED Vol 10. 1998 PDF
Sharing Experiences and Changing Lives by Sheela Patel, Joel Bolnick and Diana Mitlin April 2001 PDF
Changing the Rules: Guidelines for the Revision of Regulations for Urban Upgrading by Sundar Burra September 2003 PDF
Building homes, changing official approaches: The work of urban poor organisations and their contributions towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals in urban areas by Celine D'Cruz and David Satterthwaite IIED 2004 PDF
How to meet the Millennium Development Goals in urban areas by Arif Hasan, Sheela Patel and David Satterthwaite Environment and Urbanisation April 2004 PDF
A Working for Rights from the grassroots by Sheela Patel and Diana Miltlin Alliance Magazine September 2005 PDF
Think local! A call for more community driven solutions for meeting the Millenium Development Goals by Sheela Patel and David Satterthwaite Planet Magazine April 2005 PDF

Women, Credit and Savings
Mahila Milan Crisis Credit Scheme IIED 1993 PDF
Women and Credit PDF
From Ends to Means PDF
How Mahila Milan Began to Save PDF

Surveys
We the Invisible 1986 PDF
We the Invisible Revisited PDF
Ennumeration as a Tool for Mobilisation PDF
Pune's Invisible People: A Study of Pavement Dwellers in Pune 1997 PDF

Housing
Secure Tenure - Concept Paper PDF
Secure Tenure - A Normative Framework PDF
Constructing Houses PDF
Resettlement and Rehabilitation of the Urban Poor: The Story of Kanjur Marg by Sundar Burra 1998 PDF
Resettlement in Mumbai: Beyond Evictions in a Global City: People-Managed Resettlement in Mumbai By Sheela Patel, Celine d'Cruz and Sundar Burra IIED 2002 PDF
SPARC Housing Exhibitions by Sundar Burra PDF
Co-operative Housing in Poona by Sundar Burra November 99 PDF
The Development of HUDCO's Housing Loan Scheme to NGOs PDF
The JagJeevan Ram Nagar Housing Co-operative in Hyderabad by Sundar Burra 1996 PDF
Resettlement and Rehabilitation of the Urban Poor: The Mumbai Urban Transport Project by Sundar Burra PDF
Towards a Pro-poor framework for slum upgrading in Mumbai by Sundar Burra 2005 PDF
Pro-Poor Slum Upgrading Frameworks in Mumbai: Final report to Cities Alliance and UN-Habitat by Sundar Burra and Devika Mahadevan 2004 PDF
Interview with Jockin, the President of the NSDF, on the alliance's response to massive demolitions in Mumbai in 2005 PDF
Dharavi: A view from Below by A. Jockin, Sheela Patel and Sundar Burra 2005 PDF

Infrastructure
Slum Sanitation in Poona by Sundar Burra August 2001 PDF
Electricity to Pavement Dwellers in Mumbai by Sundar Burra and Liz Riley September 1999 PDF
Waiting for Water by Kalpana Sharma 1999 PDF
Garbage Talk PDF
Community-Driven Provision of Universal Sanitation in Cities in India A Presentation by Sheela Patel, Sundar Burra and Thomas Kerr IIED 2003 PDF
Community-Driven Provision of Universal Sanitation in Cities in India A Presentation by Sheela Patel, Celine D'Cruz and A. Jockin 2001 PDF
A presentation on Empowerment and Infrastructure PDF
Lo(o) and behold! An article on sanitation in Outlook Magazine 2005 HTML

Case Studies
The View from Below: Access for the Urban Poor to Basic Amenities and Services PDF
"Sakina's Illness" and Other Stories SPARC 1991 PDF
Our needs, Our priorities: Women and men from the slums of Mumbai and Pune talk about their needs for Water and Sanitation by Meera Bapat and Indu Agarwal IIED 2003 PDF
Making Markets Work for the Poor by Sundar Burra and Devika Mahadevan July 2005 PDF

Other Papers
Addressing Urban Poverty: Increasing Incomes, Reducting Costs and Securing Representation PDF
Deep Democracy: Urban Governance and the Horizon of Politics by Arjun Appadurai 2000 PDF
Making Cities Safe for Women by Sheela Patel and Sundar Burra Oct 98 PDF
Squatting on the Global Highway PDF
Guidelines for the Implementation of Slum Rehabilitation Schemes in Greater Mumbai by SRA, Government of Maharashtra 1997 PDF