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Smart city schemes are contributing to homelessness in Mauritius

Deerpaul, Vivekah (2022) Smart city schemes are contributing to homelessness in Mauritius. Africa at LSE (08 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Since the decline of its sugar industry, the Mauritian government has launched numerous development projects to expand its economy, including the construction of “smart cities”. At the same time, residents lacking legal paperwork have been forcibly evicted from their homes without compensation, exacerbating divisions nationally along lines of race, class and gender.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2022 13:09
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2022 13:09

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