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CLIP 518

Urbanisation - Rio de Janeiro

Urbanisation - Rio de Janeiro

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Key Info
  • Urbanisation - Rio de Janeiro
  • Duration: 00:35
  • Rapid urbanisation is exacerbating many of Rio de Janeiro's problems. A favela community leader reflects on the problems of continued migration to the city. Includes images of recently built shanty homes and an interview with the Souza family describing their aspirations for the future.
  • Subject:



    Urban: Settlements

  • Keywords: Brazil, LEDC, city, urban, favela, shanty town, migration, urbanization, urbanisation, rural-urban migration
Ideas for use in class
  • Consider using Google Earth to identify the differences between long established Rio favelas such as Rocinha, and recently built shanty towns on the perimeter of the city.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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