Monthly Archives: March 2018

Riot of Colours in a Pottery Shop at Khurja

Khurja is a city (and a municipal board) in the Bulandshahr district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated around 85 km from Delhi. Khurja supplies a large portion of the ceramics used in the country, hence it is sometimes called The Ceramics City. The town is … Continue reading

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Theories of Migration: Ravenstein’s Laws

The first attempt to spell out the ‘laws of migration’ was made by E.G. Ravenstein as early as in 1885. Using the birthplace data, Ravenstein identified a set of generalizations, which he called as ‘laws of migration’ concerning inter-county migration … Continue reading

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Fly High

Originally posted on Orlando Espinosa:
If you want to move on to better things, you’re going to have to give up the things that are weighing you down and take a leap of faith!

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Ethnoburbs: New Faces of Changing Settlement Dynamics

As urbanism is a new way of life in the fast urbanising world, many new settlement systems are emerging.An ethnoburb is such a type. An ethnoburb is a suburban residential as well as business area with a notable cluster of a particular ethnic minority population. Although … Continue reading

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