Slum Diversity in Kolkata

@inproceedings{Schenk2010SlumDI,
  title={Slum Diversity in Kolkata},
  author={William Collin Schenk},
  year={2010}
}
Kolkata's slums contain a wealth of diversity that is obscured by the poverty and disorganization surrounding the communities. This paper delineates the categories of slums according to their historical generative forces, details the ethnic composition of slums, and examines the historical patterns of slum policies. Case studies from other researchers are used to paint a picture of slum diversity. The data from the studies is also foundational in the analysis of how historical influences and… CONTINUE READING