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The science and practice of urban planning in slums

Jose Lobo
Arizona State University, USA

The historical experience of the now developed economies is that urbanization accompanied and fostered industrialization, economic growth and productivity increases ( 1,583 more words

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Kibera, Nairobi- Part I

Stat regarding the slum of Kibera, Nairobi

  • 44% of households have regular incomes
  • 80% of regular earners are classified as “poor” or in poverty
  • 70% of those employed are in wage employment…
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Urban Environments

Book Review: Subversive Jesus by Craig Greenfield

The subtitle, “an adventure in justice,  mercy, and faithfulness in a broken world,” describes well Craig Greenfield’s Subversive Jesus (Zondervan, 2016). In eleven easy-to-read chapters each describing an aspect of the counter-cultural life Jesus modelled, Greenfield challenges the reader to consider how each quality remains vital to Christian living in the 21st century. 226 more words

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Slumcat Billionaire

Everybody have heard of Mumbai famous slums, more after watching the great movie “Slumdog Millionaire”. Before visiting them we had some idea of how they looked, but the reality was very different. 1,288 more words

India

vintage everyday: The Last Days of the Slums – 20 Amazing Vintage Photographs Captured Life on the Streets of Manchester in the 1960s

From neighbours chatting between rubble-strewn terraces to kids playing cricket on cracked pavements, Shirley Baker’s photographs capture a rich street life on the brink of being bulldozed into history… 22 more words

20th Century

Slum's "Burnt Bodies" Track Review (Extreme Metal/Deathcore)

Slums’s a band from Lake County, Illinois that formed in September of 2015. Slum’s is (in my opinion) a mix of death metal, deathcore, and slam. 263 more words

Deathcore

Sharing (ep. 6)

Working with children is one of the most satisfying experiences I ever had.

I complained about the lack of motivation, or the frustration I felt doing some jobs. 331 more words

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