978-613-9-46347-3

The Impact of Slum Clearance Projects Induced Displacement

Social & Economic Life of Displaced Household

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Summary:

Large-scale evictions and mass forced displacement have been part and parcel of the political and development landscapes for decades as cities seek to ‘beautify’ themselves, sponsor international events, vanish slums and to avail lands to investors. This book assess the impacts of slum clearance projects induced displacement on the lives of displaced households . The book explores the impact of displacement in the social associations , neighborhood ties and communal relationships among the relocated households. The book uses propensity score matching model to examine the changes in relocated household food & nonfood expenditure, social institution participation & neighborhood trust worthiness score . The book finally provides coping mechanisms to overcome the problem associated with displacement.

Author:

Zekarias Taye Temesgen

Biographie:

Zekarias Taye Temesgen (MSC): Studied BA in Economics at Mekelle University & MSC degree in project planning & Management from Yom Economic institution with collaboration of Debremarkos University . Travel & Event Manager at ethio telecom , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Number of Pages:

124

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-04-02

ISBN:

978-613-9-46347-3

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

forced displacement, displaces, slum upgrading & clearance, Social Network

Product category:

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General