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Causes and consequences of rural-urban migration: A study of migrant street vendors in Dhaka city

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dc.contributor.author Islam, Md. Mazharul
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-06T10:38:59Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-06T10:38:59Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/777
dc.description The thesis (Course No. 1004) has been submitted to Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Social Sciences (MSS) in Social Welfare. en_US
dc.description.abstract In developing countries like Bangladesh rural-urban migration affects development in both urban and rural areas. As such, this study focuses on establishing the major causes and consequences of the movement of people from rural to urban areas. The study further focused on the analysis of major factors for migration to Dhaka; the characteristics of migrants; challenges they face at the destination and positive and negative aspects of their migration. In order to carry out this study quantitative method was adopted and 99 migrant street vendors were selected using purposing sampling method in the study. An interview schedule including both open and close ended questions and observation were widely employed for collecting data. Thus, the data obtained from the participants were analyzed for findings. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Dhaka en_US
dc.subject Rural migration en_US
dc.subject Urban migration en_US
dc.subject Migrant households en_US
dc.subject Bangladesh rural-urban migration en_US
dc.subject Dhaka city street vendors en_US
dc.subject Economically active migrants en_US
dc.subject Employment en_US
dc.subject Informal economic sector en_US
dc.title Causes and consequences of rural-urban migration: A study of migrant street vendors in Dhaka city en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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