New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1984
Seller ID: 701213
Although the slum has come to be regarded as a major problem of urbanization, there have been only a few full length studies of slums which give both insights into as well as a general picture of slum life. This book is an attempt to fill this gap. The authors define and identify different kinds of slum areas and analyse the factors in their emergence and growth in general. They then give a graphic description of a squatters slum (Peta) in the city of Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) in terms of social composition, demographic features of the slum-dwellers, patterns and causes of rural-urban migrat... View More...