Ghettos

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  • Ghettos
    • Tower Hamlets, London
      • East London, Borough of Hackney
      • Population: 272,900
      • Overcrowding due to railways and factory development in rural areas (1825-1875)
        • poverty, overcrowding, disease and criminality
      • poverty, overcrowding, disease and criminality
      • local population increased by an average of 20% every ten years in the 19th century
      • availability of cheap labour and unskilled workers
      • Crime in the borough increased by 3.5 percent from 2009 to 2010
      • 32% of population is Bangladeshi
      • highest proportion of children in poverty 49%
      • 2nd highest unemployment rate in London
      • 23,000 on housing waiting lists
    • Watts, LA
      • WWII 'second great migration' of African americans
      • By 1960's, nearly 100% black as White population moved to new suburbs
      • Untitled
    • Voluntary Ghetto -studentification
    • Elite Ghetto
      • Gated community, LA Beverly Hills
        • 80 homes
        • Richest neighbourhood in LA - mean household income $502,000

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