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Disadvantaged Neighborhoods: Causes, Dimensions, and Impacts

  • Shahied F. ChouhanEmail author
  • Chinmayi Sarma
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DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69626-3_99-1

Disadvantaged Neighborhoods: An Understanding

Relative inability of a region to access basic services for health, nutrition, education, and employment leading to ghettoization emanating from inequality of political participation, economic prowess, geographical isolation, or discrimination vis-à-vis other regions categorizes them as disadvantaged neighborhoods (Staab and Razavi 2015). In a narrow sense, slum clusters or refugee colonies have come to be identified with the term because of heavy influence of Elizabethan Poor Law and colonialism worldwide and also by global rife created by neoliberalism. The idea of disadvantaged neighborhoodsneeds to be imagined beyond its territorial limits of exploring urban areas by decentralizing the focus on rural and tribal regions using labor-intensive farming practices, having high incidence of feminization of poverty, and suffering from lack of welfare benefits for marginalized: old, widow, or disabled. Understanding the rural-urban linkage is...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social WorkUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia
  2. 2.Centre for North East Studies and Policy ResearchJamia Millia IslamiaDelhiIndia

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  • Nerise Johnson

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