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HABITANT TAUDIS [1 record]

Record 1 2006-02-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Urban Sociology
  • Urban Housing
DEF

An inhabitant of a residential building in which, by reason of dilapidation, overcrowding, faculty arrangement or design, lack of ventilation, light, or sanitation facilities, or any combination of these factor, living conditions are considered to be detrimental to safety, health, and morals.

CONT

The thing about that last week of the war, in the mind of a 14-year-old London slum-dweller named Donald Wheal, was not the strange public mood of anxious hope, or the utterly blank canvas that was the future, or the sheer painful impossibility of daily life. It as the odour.

OBS

slum: A building ... that is deteriorated, hazardous, unsanitary, or lacking in standard convenience.

OBS

In English, "slum" may have two meanings: it can be either the deteriorated building or the area (neighbourhood) made of several such buildings.

OBS

slumdweller: This term is much more often found with a hyphen or a space between "slum" and "dweller".

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sociologie urbaine
  • Habitation et logement (Urbanisme)
CONT

Précisons également que le Programme HABITAT vise à assurer à tous l'accès à un habitat approprié et d'améliorer la vie d'au moins cent millions d'habitants de taudis d'ici à 2020.

OBS

taudis : Logement, appartement misérable, qui ne satisfait pas aux conditions de confort et d'hygiène indispensables.

CONT

Quelque 900 millions d'habitants de taudis dans le monde respirent un air vicié et circulant dans des allées étroites couvertes de matières fétides et de sacs en plastique.

Spanish

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