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Urbanisation

Causes of Urban Poverty

Urban Poverty

Urban Poverty cannot be associated just with only one or two contributory factors such poor health and inability to work or lack of skills, there are many reasons why people remain poor. Such factors combined with the government’s inability to provide subsidies to lack of opportunities for specific skills results in prolonged bad situation. The pay

Emergence of Urban Areas as Spaces for Opportunities

Urbanism Houses

Urbanization as an economic process, classical view of urbanization characterizes an urban place as an economic parasite thriving on the Agricultural surplus produced in the hinterland. This argument was evident and had value during the period of emergence of ancient towns. The pre-industrial age was agrarian society despite the location whether it is rural or

A Classic Example of Splintering Urbanism from Lima in Peru

Understanding Urban Economics

Introduction In Lima, infrastructure began to be developed and expanded majorly after the poor people started to occupy land and build settlements. Fifty percent of Lima’s population lives in poverty and the inequality is stark. It received independence from Spain in 1824 but ever since then urban fragmentation has been gradually visible. From the 1950s,

Emergence of Urban Areas as Spaces for Opportunities

Urbanism Tactical

Urbanization as an economic process, classical view of urbanization characterizes an urban place as an economic parasite thriving on the Agricultural surplus produced in the hinterland. This argument was evident and had value during the period of the emergence of ancient towns. The pre-industrial age was agrarian society despite the location whether it is rural

The Urban Renewal

Urbanism

Urban renewal is also known as Urban regeneration in the United Kingdom and In the United States, it is called Urban redevelopment and Urban renewal. It is a process by which land is redeveloped where there is decay. A lot of modern attempts were made in the late 19th century in developed nations and an