Relationship between slums and the city
International Development Studies
Tara Saharan focuses on households living in informal settlements in Chennai, India, and Durban, South Africa, and the relations with their urban surroundings. She investigates how informal settlements are transformed through relations across and within different geographic and institutional scales and how this transformations is connected to household opportunities for building livelihoods.
T. Saharan: ‘Slum’ and the City. Exploring Relations of Informal Settlements Comparatively in Chennai, India and Durban, South Africa.
Prof. I.S.A. Baud
Prof. K. Pfeffer (Universiteit Twente)
Dr D. Scott (University of Cape Town)
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