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Nelson 1 Alfred Nelson ENGL 1100 Joanna Phillips 31 October 2007 Analysis: The “Shadow Cities” of The Future As our world begins to grow and economy continues to globalize, many people are migrating from rural areas to the urban setting. People from all classes of living are included in this mass urban migration happening daily: the rich and poor. Which creates a large problem for living standards within and around cities, usually splitting the standards by the amount of income one has. And this is how these squatter towns take root; they are growing urban districts usually sitting barely within or on the edge of a city where the extremely unfortunate and poor dwell. In Robert Neuwirth's TED talk, he explains how these areas will eventually thrive over time and gain wealth using appeals however, his argument is one sided in that he fully defends the squater communities. Neuwirth begins his TED talk by introducing the “shadow cities” of the future, showing the viewer what potential squatter districts that he thinks will rise up with abundance. This
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ENGL 1100 taught by Professor Schneller during the Spring '07 term at Auburn University.

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Paper4-Rough - Nelson 1 Alfred Nelson ENGL 1100 Joanna...

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