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A Wonderful World.

August 22, 2013 at 6:12pm


A headache, to some people, is that rare annoyance that heralds a hangover; to migraineurs, it can provoke wrecked weekends, expired sick days, and yet another My Note on Facebook. 1,201 more words

Human Behavior

This 'slang' called Sheng

Language is the sacred space for self expression. It represents the foundation from which an entire culture is curved out and its ideas preserved. Language forms the avenue by which ideas are formed, nurtured, and communicated. 1,745 more words

Random Thoughts

Gender in Two Slum Cultures

Thorbek, Susanne. ‘Gender in Two Slum Cultures’, in Environment and Urbanization, Vol. 3, No. 2, October 1991, pp. 71-81.

Summary:

Thorbek discusses the lives of the women she met during her field trip studies in Bangkok, Thailand and Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1981 and 1987 respectively. 1,163 more words

General Readings

Bangalore Slums

Responding to a query at the Anthrodesign group, I collated this list of projects/resources on slums in Bangalore. Does anyone know of any other projects or research being done in this area? 78 more words

Indian Culture