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    The first time I heard of YESM, a scant few weeks into my first semester, it appeared as one of those mysterious rites of passage, which however oft discussed need to be experienced to be truly understood. In my naïveté, I had somewhat expected a repeat of the classroom experience, albeit with some familiar and several unfamiliar instructors on a subject which despite being a common enough topic of discussion, especially in Bengali addas, was not one I’d ever considered in any depth (the theme that

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    understandings of individual security in our communal worlds (Carter et al., 2008b, p.6). As the city is a place of intermixing, difference and diversity (Carter et al., 2008b, p.15), the actual and imagined fear of ‘others’ has become an intrinsic part of urban life (Watson, 2008, pp.115-116). Positive and adverse imaginaries of city life and fears and insecurities constantly produce and destroy security in our shared worlds and ‘underpin social-spatial segregation and division’, an idea posited by Sophie

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    result of these issues let them to settle in underserve settlements in urban areas which w... ... middle of paper ... ... National Housing Development Authority (2014).Programmes, Viewed 30th March 2014 Niriella, N. C.,(n.d.). Critical Issues of low-income dwellers in Urban Planning, Viewed 30th March 2014 Thompson, S. (2010). Planning for Diverse Communities. In S.Thompson (Ed) Planning Australia: An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Samaratunga

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    We Must Provide Housing for the Urban Poor

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    Introduction The focus of this essay is to inform you about a pressing issue that has severe implications for the urban poor and to encourage you to take up action against this problem. The most serious of the issues the urban poor continuously deal with is housing and it has a multitude of far reaching affects on their daily lives. As a result, immediate action must be taken and I am calling on you to form a new policy that includes incentives for low-income housing construction and a green agenda

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    Theorie der Gartenkurst by Christian Hirchfeld

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    typology has a long history. Many parks started out as Royal Hunting Grounds or private property of the aristocracy like the Tiergarten in Berlin. Others have their roots in public acquisition of land by local governments with the intent in creating an urban green space for recreation such as Stanley Park in Vancouver. The Public Park movement began in England with the advent of industrialization. With people moving to the cities and leaving the country there was a need for public green spaces which

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    of rural-urban migration on the four districts of the North West province in South Africa using Manova technique. INTRODUCTION This proposal is about the effect of rural-urban migration on the four districts of the North West province in South Africa. It entails the background of rural-urban migration as well as the statement of the problem, main objectives, other specific objectives, rationale, hypotheses, identification of variables, the theories of other people concerning the rural-urban migration

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    The Pruitt Igoe Myth- Documentary The Pruitt-Igoe Myth9 is a documentary film about the history of the Pruitt-Igoe housing complex, in St. Louis, Missouri. Directed by Chad Freidrichs, the movie released in 2011. The 80 minutes documentary includes interviews with former tenants about their experience and what they recall. Images and short videos are illustrated to give a proper feel of the scene. ''Powerful story with a dramatic end'', as stated in the movie, the complex and its people experience

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    These National acts are not the only regulator of land use and planning, but also the various Provincial ordinances and Laws. Kotze (2009) states that only in some post-1994 legislation are environmental issues referred to. He further explains that “it is clear that, for South Africa, environmental governance efforts relating to land use are fragmented among various Acts that either directly or indirectly influence land use issues.”(Kotze, 2009) Between the different spheres of Government, the said

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    In the essay “Just Walk on by: Black Men and Public Space” Brent Staples shares his personal experiences as a young black male in the late 1900’s. He feels as if it is immensely hard to be accepted by everyone around him. Society assumes Staples to be a violent person and have a negative connotation about him because of the way he carries himself. Staples concludes that he would have to conform to the norms of society in order to feel accepted and not as an outsider due to his race. In order to feel

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    to stand in for the real thing. He makes an interesting opinion that in such environments, surveillance Is assumed as visitors police themselves. But I think opinion that Disneyland can stand for the future examples of urban growth is realistic. Like large numbers of city and urban centers throughout the world do hand over the public space to public governance. Sorkin at states that “ as spatiality ebbs, so does intimacy”, to the some level that models of development, promotion of automobile interactions

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