I am proud to present my new book “Sustainable City Management – Informal Settlements in Surakarta, Indonesia” 198 more words
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Following the Industrial Revolution, many families saw themselves relocating into large, mechanized cities in order to find new employment and opportunities. Family-run businesses could no longer compete with the technology and machinery developed in the industrialized cities, meaning that many families saw no option other than to move, or else risk starvation and death. 236 more words
Before it was a successful Disney movie (which I have yet to see), The Queen of Katwe was a book by Tim Crothers. Crothers initially came to Uganda to do a story on Phiona Mutesi, an impoverished teenager from the slums of Katwe who had become a chess champion through an improable series of events. 457 more words
Slum health is not urban health: why we must distinguish between the two. Econo Times, January 8, 2017.
We live in an urban century. Already more than… 389 more words