Essays about: "informal settlements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the words informal settlements.

  1. 1. Differentiating Vulnerability to Climate Change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Pauline Clara Wedepohl; [2021]
    Keywords : vulnerability; informal settlements; residential areas; climate change; climate-proofing cities; South Africa; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change affects every ecosystem, country, and individual on this planet. However, its impacts are felt differently across time and space, differentiating between the diverse communities, depending on their vulnerability. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Challenges of education in Kenya : A critical analysis investigating the access to multicultural education and access to indigenous languages taught in Kenyan school

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Nazra Issa; [2021]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic factors; human rights; health care access; Kenya; family; household; residence;

    Abstract : The present study aimed at analysing the role of socioeconomic factors in the unequal access to health care among Kenyans. Content analysis was utilised as the principal data analysis methodology, while systems theory guided the process of addressing the research question. READ MORE

  3. 3. SUYAMBOOR, self-constructed city

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : Niveda Karuppuswamy; [2021]
    Keywords : informal settlements; participatory; housing; public realm; river systems;

    Abstract : Informal settlements are a natural and necessary part of urbanization. Occupied by victims of unsuccessful migration and viewed by the city dweller as a dystopia, these are incredibly self-sustaining parts of the city. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating the Gap between Informal Urbanization and Formal Planning and Governance Practices in Metro Manila, Philippines

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Aura Keziah Soriano; [2021]
    Keywords : urban planning; informality; informal settlements; global South; Metropolitan Manila;

    Abstract : Metro Manila, Philippines is one of the densest and fastest growing metropolitan regions in the world, of which informal urbanization is a significant contributor. This rapid informal urbanization is a dynamic yet uncoordinated force shaping the city-region, in conflict with the vision of a modern, globally-competitive city-region painted in formal planning instruments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urbanisation as a Mechanism for Efficient and Sustainable Use of Land

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Lindholm; [2021]
    Keywords : land use; sustainable urbanisation; environmental sustainability; spatial planning;

    Abstract : Urbanisation in developing countries can contribute to various benefits and challenges. The growing areas of informal settlements on the peripheries of greater cities are a product of rapid urbanisation and uncontrolled population growth of the city. READ MORE