Slums of hope and slums of despair: Mobility and livelihoods in Nima, Accra

@article{Owusu2008SlumsOH,
  title={Slums of hope and slums of despair: Mobility and livelihoods in Nima, Accra},
  author={George Owusu and Samuel Agyei-Mensah and Ragnhild Lund},
  journal={Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={180 - 190}
}
Slums are universally assumed to be the worst places for people to live in, and it is often taken for granted that the livelihood situations of slum communities are also uniform and homogenous. So pervasive is the latter idea that most studies examining the livelihood situations of slum communities do not compare the socio-economic and cultural differences within such communities. A distinctive feature of slum communities is the pursuance of multiple livelihood strategies that are tied to… 
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