Migration Patterns

Tracking Urban Poverty Trends in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan

Author : Nisha Kumar Kulkarni | 2013
Published By: Searchlight South Asia

Without a doubt, rural-to-urban migration is a symptom of the larger problem of scarce opportunity. Though South Asian countries largely qualify as “rural” and are dominated by agrarian economies, the modern age has made way for limited growth and development in villages. This fact is no more apparent than when one surveys the cityscapes of South Asia and sees the proliferation of expansive slum communities, home to hundreds of thousands of the urban poor – the once-were-villagers.

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