Slum

Urban area with high Poverty and no Infrastructure (Clean Water, access to World Energy Grid, etc.); ripe for Urban Development

aka ghetto?

often no Property Rights - Squatt Ing; see Hernando De Soto

often mostly driven by Underground Economy

often no local Rule Of Law - resort to Tribalism

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slum

UN-Habitat 2003 report The ChallengeOfSlums


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