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dc.titleFREEDOM AND SATISFACTION - MEASURING SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS IN 2 INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN EGMORE, CHENNAI
dc.contributor.authorJEYARANJANI
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-05T03:41:41Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-04-22T20:51:06Z
dc.date.available2019-09-26T14:14:14Z
dc.date.available2022-04-22T20:51:06Z
dc.date.issued2017-01-05
dc.identifier.citationJEYARANJANI (2017-01-05). FREEDOM AND SATISFACTION - MEASURING SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS IN 2 INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN EGMORE, CHENNAI. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/224112
dc.description.abstractUrbanisation is a process which allows the rapid growth of cities in most developing countries. With increasing levels of migration into cities, it has resulted in a chaotic process of the proliferation of informal settlements in urban areas. By studying 2 informal settlements in Chennai, this paper explores how the freedom discourse has been used by The World Bank in the urban development context, and to essentially observe if the two models (In-Situ Redevelopment and Sites & Services) have produced patterns of upward social mobility in those slums. This is studied by measuring the current socioeconomic status of the residents in comparison to their past. Furthermore, satisfaction and happiness are measured through survey ratings, to in turn assess the level of freedom. Drawing a comparison between the 2 cases, this paper finally discusses the implications of different housing policies implemented in urban slums, and on the residents’ freedom and satisfaction in the urban development context.
dc.language.isoen
dc.sourcehttps://lib.sde.nus.edu.sg/dspace/handle/sde/3603
dc.subjectArchitecture
dc.subjectDesign Track
dc.subjectDT
dc.subjectMaster (Architecture)
dc.subjectOscar Carracedo Garcia-Villalba
dc.subject2016/2017 Aki DT
dc.subjectChennai
dc.subjectFreedom
dc.subjectIn-Situ Redevelopment
dc.subjectSites & Services
dc.subjectSocioeconomic Status
dc.typeDissertation
dc.contributor.departmentARCHITECTURE
dc.contributor.supervisorOSCAR CARRACEDO GARCIA-VILLALBA
dc.description.degreeMaster's
dc.description.degreeconferredMASTER OF ARCHITECTURE (M.ARCH)
dc.embargo.terms2017-01-09
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