slum-dweller

slum-dweller

n
someone who lives in a slum
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And all the destruction and violence had been done by the slum-dwellers and the upper classes.
He had the ethical bee in his bonnet and was a reformer of no mean pretension, though his work had been mainly in the line of contributions to the heavier reviews and quarterlies and to the publication over his name of brightly, cleverly written books on the working classes and the slum-dwellers. Among the twenty-seven to his credit occurred titles such as, "If Christ Came to New Orleans," " The Worked-out Worker," "Tenement Reform in Berlin," "The Rural Slums of England," "The people of the East Side," "Reform Versus Revolution," "The University Settlement as a Hot Bed of Radicalism' and "The Cave Man of Civilization."
But their schemes are fragile; global recession threatens the garbage trade, and another slum-dweller is about to make an accusation that will destroy herself and shatter the neighbourhood.
During his quest to gain back some ghost glory, he meets the impish slum-dweller Akhrot.
Within chapters, he considers foreign companies, corporate space, residential spaces and the spread of gated communities, land and residential sales, the role of returning migrants to their networks and spaces, slum-dwellers and slum-dweller organizations.
NEW DELHI A young slum-dweller who grew up singing on trains to support his sick mother has won Bangladesh's first music "Idol" competition, netting $15,000 plus a new car.
India's slum-dweller associations and civil rights groups have denounced numerous redevelopment projects, including Dharavi's, as corrupt deals between politicians and business developers.
Punjab Education Foundations recently launched Education Voucher Scheme for the out of school slum-dweller children in Rawalpindi city has attracted good response from the people of the area.
Most of the people living in shanties earn money from scavenging or begging, according to a research paper published in Research Front titled 'A study on the lives of slum dwellers of urban Lahore' (2014), which studied 150 slum-dwellers in Johar Town , Gulberg, Walton, Askari, Guru Mangat Road, Johar Town and Saggiyan Pull localities.
Mr Swati got into trouble on the issue of encroachment of state land after he lodged a case against some nearby slum-dwellers for 'trespassing' the same encroached land and later allegedly got the inspector-general of police of Islamabad Jan Muhammad transferred.