A South Asian strives for Social Justice and Environmental Justice

Altaf Qadeer, Bariah

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Abstract

A woman of great knowledge and virtue sets aside the prominent years of her life to help the underprivileged living in impermanent settlements of Karachi, Pakistan. The devastating reality is that she was murdered for her noteworthy initiative. By mapping with the residents, she helped them gain land title, as she proved their case to the city and government officials. It was through her unique manner of involving the residents solve their issues that made her pro-poor model a success. This is Perween Rahman’s journey in questioning planning regimes of Karachi to define the need of local planning.

Document type: Article
Publisher: CrossAsia-Repository
Place of Publication: Heidelberg
Date: 2018
Version: Primary publication
Date Deposited: 23 August 2018
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
"Social services; association"
Controlled Subjects: Pakistan, Umweltpolitik, Sozioökonomischer Wandel
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pakistan, Umweltpolitik, Sozioökonomischer Wandel / Pakistan, environmental policy, social change, economic development
Subject (classification): Politics
Sociology
Countries/Regions: Pakistan