Environmental upgrading and intra-urban migration in Calcutta
Foster, Margaret (1989) Environmental upgrading and intra-urban migration in Calcutta. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.
Approximately a third of the population of Calcutta live in slums and an estimated 43% live below the poverty level. This work examines the connections between three types of slums or low income settlements within the metropolitan area and investigates how recent attempts at improving one type, the Calcutta bustees, has affected the urban poor.
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