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Urban slums reach out An APD community experience by Shoba Raja

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Published by Books for Change .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9093217M
ISBN 10818738056X
ISBN 109788187380566
OCLC/WorldCa48508815

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  1. Introduction Urbanisation and growth of slums. Globally, today, more people live in urban areas than in rural areas. In , 30% of the world's population was urban, but by , 66% of the world's population is projected to be ,   In October we began rolling-out our – strategy — Gehl Effect. To keep us on track we’ve created a navigation tool, a little book, meant to synchronize the Gehl team, and move us towards the common goal of achieving the ‘Gehl Effect’ — making a better everyday life for all people. ‘Gehl Effect’ is built on four key ambitions.   Dharavi is a slum ward located in the suburbs of India's most populated city of Mumbai. Unlike many urban slums, residents are typically employed and work for extremely small wages in the recycling industry that Dharavi is known for. However, despite a surprising rate of employment, tenement conditions are among the worst of slum living. interest in the challenge of slums and urban poverty. Much may be written about informal settlements in academic books and journals, but the depiction of slums in popular movies and literature often serves to reinforce a number of long-held prejudices against the urban poor. The complacent indifference expressed by many governments and middle-.

This is the fourth book by writer, entrepreneur and youth expert Rashmi Bansal, written in her trademark style with Hinglish sentences liberally sprinkled in, and each chapter ending with witty.   The book shares with us a series of vignettes of life in urban and peri-urban slums. The authors point out that a home is far more than a roof over your head. Monday Thru Friday: am to pm Saturday am to pm Sunday - After Church - am to pm Full Instore and Curbside Service are Offered.   The book is a sustained attack on the Peruvian economist De Soto who posited a theory that the way to overcome the problem of slums is to give title to the slum dwellers of the land they squat on and to make available small loans for "business enterprises".Reviews: