Fandom

Students

Slums, Ghettos and Gated Communities

1,331pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Perhaps the greatest challenge posed by "the City" is how to create cohesive communities. One of the frequent tendencies seems to be the marginalization of the poorest city dwellers into single class neighborhoods (slums). Often there is an ethnic component to this process (as in ghettos). On the other side, I'm fascinated by the growth of gated communities throughout the US and abroad. What drives this process? I'm sure the social science Unis out there have all sorts of answers for my questions. This topic seems broad and international- there is ample room to discuss this topic from the standpoint of the US, India, China, Brazil, Peru, etc. (Jonathan B.)

Back to presentation topics page

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki