Essays about: "slums"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the word slums.

  1. 1. Urbanisation by expulsion : the political economy of landed property in Asunción, Paraguay

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

    Author : Maiwenn Jensen-Guenec; [2020]
    Keywords : Paraguay; real estate development; land inequality; urban development; Marxian political economy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Although much research has been conducted regarding the uneven distribution of land in developing countries, such work tends to focus on rural land dispossession. In turn, land inequality in urban property markets of vulnerable economies remains somewhat understudied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Burning the woods and flooding the slums : examining the socio-economic and environmental burden of wood charcoal in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Maja Stenbæk Fløytrup; [2020]
    Keywords : Cooking fuels; Energy Justice; Supply chains; Good Governance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Wood charcoal is the main source of energy for cooking in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. It is widely known that charcoal production causes numerous environmental impacts, such as deforestation and environmental degradation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Let's save the lomas! : exploring the barriers and opportunities for the collective action at Lomas de Pamplona in Lima, Peru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Evelyn Lisseth Salas Alfaro; [2020]
    Keywords : Social-ecological systems; coastal lomas; urban commons; collective action; urban ecosystems; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban populations are growing rapidly with several environmental and social effects in the process. At a governance level, resources go from being regulated by federal and state institutions into being considered urban areas governed by the local government. READ MORE

  4. 4. Purification : Research & Exhibition

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för Konst (K)

    Author : Rodrigo Nicolas Albornoz; [2019]
    Keywords : Installation; post-colonialism; labor; marginal societies; drugs; Indigenous culture;

    Abstract : In recent years I have been working on topics related to Post-colonialism in South America, as well as the conditions of immigrants in Europe. The main interest of my work involves questions about my roots and personal stories of migration. This situation has been the engine of my art for the last ten years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Slum Gentrification in the Global South

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rowena Guthrie; [2019]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The term gentrification carries a significant amount of weight when used to describe processes of urban transformation and, despite its origins in 1960’s London, it has become a globally used and accepted term. An in-depth discussion is had on the issues surrounding contextuality and the mutation of the theory of gentrification over time. READ MORE