Essays about: "urban development in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words urban development in india.

  1. 1. CAPABILITIES INSIDE FOUR WALLS : A qualitative field study on the capabilities and freedoms for women in a developing context challenging the approach of Amartya Sen

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Olivia Jakobsson; Talvin Kaur Logani; [2019]
    Keywords : Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; Feminism; Power; Capabilities; India; Women;

    Abstract : The ‘’capability approach’’, developed by the Indian economist Amartya Sen, has been widely used in the field of development and has contributed a perception of development that is different from the traditional understanding of it. Despite this, the theory has received a great amount of feminist critique and it has been concluded that the field lacks empirical data on how women in developing countries can be fully understood from the approach of Sen. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”Varför hamnar allting där nere?” : lokalinvånares syn på vattenkraftsetableringen i Lilla Lule älv

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Izabel Nordlund; [2018]
    Keywords : vattenkraft; lokalinvånare; landsbygd; Lilla Lule älv; Letsi; industriell kolonisation;

    Abstract : Vattenkraften utgör en stor del av Sveriges elproduktion och det är en stabil elförsörjning. Stora delar av produktionen kommer från Luleälven som började byggas ut redan i början på 1900-talet. För att ta reda på hur lokalinvånare ser på vattenkraftetableringen har fyra informanter som levt kring älven intervjuats. READ MORE

  3. 3. Zanzibar night light : a lighting plan for UNESCO World Heritage Zanzibar Stone Town

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Freija Carlstén; [2018]
    Keywords : light design; landscape architecture; planning for sustainability in developing countries; light design in the public space;

    Abstract : Where? Zanzibar is considered to be the centre of Swahili culture, found all along the east coast of Africa. The main city, Stone Town, has for over a millennium constituted an important trading port, merging east African Bantu with Arab culture, adding elements from Persia, India and Europe (NE, 2017). READ MORE

  4. 4. WasteLess Musings- A sensitive approach to Urban Renewal in Chennai, India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Parvaty Balagopal; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable urban design; slum upgrade; urban renewal; waste management; architecture from waste; flood management; low cost materials; recycling; incremental; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The city of Chennai evolved around the river, Cooum. The river supports irrigation to agricultural fields in the north and supplies water to the city of Chennai. It also acts as a major flood carrier for the city. Before the 1960s, the river was clean and used for activities such as bathing, boating and fishing. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Alternative Plan for the Re-development of the Kathputli Colony, New Delhi

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE)

    Author : Andre Kullmar; [2018]
    Keywords : Arkitektur; Stadsplanering; Indien;

    Abstract : This project is an alternative urban design scheme for the re-development of the Kathputli Colony in New Delhi, India. The Colony, approximately half the size of Gamla Stan, is located 30 minutes west of the City Centre and consist of a myriad of improvised dwellings. READ MORE