Essays about: "life in slum area"

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  1. 1. Social cohesion in Gilbert Hill : What can be done to better integrate the informalitywithin the formal planning process

    University essay from KTH/Samhällsplanering och miljö

    Author : Emma Johansson; Gustav Carlsbrand; [2018]
    Keywords : Informal settlement; positive qualities; reasons for persistence; attitudes; living patterns;

    Abstract : The government in Maharashtra are trying to rehabilitate the informal settlements in Mumbai through the slum rehabilitation authority and its rehabilitation scheme and we wanted to learn more about how it worked and how it affects living conditions for former residents of an informal settlement and how it can differ from those still living there. This study has a focus on a specific informal settlement in Mumbai, called Gilbert Hill. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vulnerability among children and youth in São Paulo. : A qualitative study of children living in a slum area, an occupied building and on the streets.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för socialt arbete

    Author : Rebecca Beltramo; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Children living in vulnerability as living on the street has been a well discussed issue for a long time. The importance of addressing the factors of why children are living in vulnerability along with what concrete actions that can be taken to help these children to a safer life have formed the ground for this study. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Key to Life" - A study of how students perceive secondary education in the slums of Kibera

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fredrik Sundqvist; [2015]
    Keywords : Individual perception; Education; Kibera; Urban slum; Human Capital; Human Rights; Community Building.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This is a study of high school students’ individual perception of education in the slum area of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. A fieldwork in Kibera was carried out between February and March of 2015 consisting of individual interviews and focus groups conducted with high school students. READ MORE

  4. 4. 'The Apple Must Fall Far From the Tree'. A Case Study of an Educational School Intervention in Lyari: An Urban Slum in Pakistan.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Uzma Osman Bucha; [2014]
    Keywords : inertiatic institutions; bridging social capital; intergenerational contract; patron-client relationships; broker; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Partly attributed to the distinguishing effects of poverty on education and effects of education on poverty, the poverty and education nexus is complex. Since poverty is a multidimensional phenomenon deprivation in education, especially in urban slums, is not caused by one factor alone, but is rather stitched to various other related factors such as family structure, a high conflict neighbourhood and quality of school. READ MORE

  5. 5. A home for the excluded? A study about identity and belonging in Kibera slum

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

    Author : Tilda Kristersson; [2013]
    Keywords : Kenya; exclusion; slum; others; cosmopolitan neighbourliness; belonging; identity; HIV; Kibera; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With increasing migration to urban areas, Kenya is a country in change with new and challenging problems. Nairobi has a high population growth but a far from equal socio-economic development. As Nairobi continues to grow, so do the slum areas within the city and the slum Kibera has grown to be one of the largest in Africa. READ MORE