Thesis Paper on Urban Poverty

This thesis has focused on the issues of socio-cultural adaptations of the urban poor in Dhaka City. And it has explored how poverty has impacted on the socio-cultural life of the slum population of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. The thesis found that poverty in the slums of Dhaka City was most strongly influenced by recent migration from rural areas, household organisation, participation in the sector of the economy and access to housing and land.