Social life in an Indian slum
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Published by Vikas Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Slums -- India.,
  • City and town life -- India.,
  • India -- Social conditions -- 1947-

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPaul D. Wiebe.
LC ClassificationsHD7361.A3 W53 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4866642M
LC Control Number75907264

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Social Life in an Indian Slum. Delhi: Vikas Publishing House PVT LTD, ISBN: Unmarked text. Wear on dust jacket. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Index. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#) $ Buy it Now. Topics include Chennanagar, Caste, Family, Community, Schooling and Family planning and more. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wiebe, Paul D. Social life in an Indian slum. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, © (OCoLC) A real view into a day in the life of someone whose life is so different to mine, and I suspect to yours. With the help of World Vision Australia I’m so honoured to share with you a day in the life of eight year old Prachi, who lives in a slum in Delhi, India. Physical deficiencies, economic exploitation and social degradation are becoming increasingly visible. This book brings together the work of different authors from a research team of Dutch and Indian anthropologists, sociologists, geographers and urban planners who have analyzed different aspects of slum life in Bangalore.

All of these services make it so that if you live in the slum you wouldn’t ever have to leave to find anything necessary to daily life. In fact, 40% of the Dharavi slum’s population is the Mumbai police force. Dharavi has a % recorded crime rate. That small percent is from corruption. This particular slum is considered a 5 star slum.   There are a range of slums in India, starting with shacks, made of cardboard and tin sheets on Mumbai and Kolkata streets, to organized slums like Dharavi where residents pay pretty high rents to slumlords for a tiny amount of space. It’s common for a family to live 10 to a room. Often several people are working, so it’s not an income problem. Slums have been in existence since the time of cities and their presence has long been documented in the literature (e.g., Booth, (). Life and labour of the people in London. London, UK: Macmillan and Company Limited. [Google Scholar]).Cited by: An estimated total of slums existed in the urban areas of India, of which were notified and  were non- notified An estimated million households lived in these slums,  million in notified slums and  million in non-notified Size: 6MB.

The slum of Annawadi in Mumbai is important only to those who live there. To the affluent Indians and foreigners who fly in and out of the city’s airport just next door, Annawadi is essentially invisible. Its 3, residents are a source of cheap labor, an annoyance at most. Something to turn away : Sarah Goodyear. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wiebe, Paul D. Social life in an Indian slum. Delhi: Vikas Pub. House, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Slums - India.; India - Social conditions - ; India (Republic) - Madras - Chennanagar - Slum communities - Social aspects Social life in an Indian slum / [by] Paul D. Wiebe - Details - . Paul D. Wiebe, Social Life in an Indian Slum, Vikash Publishing House, Delhi, Pickering et. al. Cited in health and nutrition of the urban poor, the case of Calcutta slums in Dasgupta Monica, Chine Lincoln, Krishnan T.N. (eds), Health Poverty and Development in India, Oxford University Press, Delhi,