Flashcards in 3.4 Management of urban settlements Deck (12)
Run-down areas of a city characterised by substandard housing and squalor and lacking in tenure security
Brazilian term for an informal, shanty-type settlement.
Decaying formal housing, mainly in the inner city.
Human Development index
Composite index of development devised by United Nations. Includes life expectancy, educational attainment and GDP per capita.
Self-help housing initiatives
Partnership between communities and local government where local government provides materials and community supplies labour.
Area of slum housing.
Housing, educations, health, leisure and other associated facilities.
Transportation, communication, sewage water, electricity systems, etc
Quality of life
Term that sums up all the factors that affect a person's general wellbeing.
When an individual's wellbeing falls below a certain level
Process where certain groups are pushed to the margins of society and prevented from participating.