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Are Slums Part of the Transition from Rural Poor to Urban Middle Class?

Successive waves of immigrants have arrived in East London over the 400-plus years since the Huguenots arrived following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes… 311 more words

Richard Lilford

Guest Post: Painting Slums

The following guest post by Noll Tufani, the Haiti Country Director for Build Change, opens our minds to how we can share our experiences working in housing and informal settlement upgrading with both intellect and creativity. 466 more words


Poverty And Prosperity In Phnom Penh

A fancy new shopping centre has recently opened in Phnom Penh, the Aeon Mall. Built with international investment, it is glitzy, sparkly, and full of the latest high street shops and restaurants and boasts a plush cinema, arcade and bowling alley. 100 more words


World Wide Wednesday- Jakarta

It has been a while since I last did a World Wide Wednesday post so while the summer holidays are on I intend to do some more as they were generally my best recieved posts. 103 more words

World Wide Wednesday

Tell me about the slums

I like to watch what I call ‘popular documentaries’ about life in other countries. In my eyes, these are different from ‘regular documentaries’, because they appeal less to an intellectual elite, but to people who enjoy entertainment shows. 850 more words

Media Representations

I began rubbing my thumb into my left palm, methodical circles, intently focused on the one thing left in my control: cleaning the evidence from my hands. 1,129 more words

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