Chapter 4 – The Urbanization of the Village

In the fourth chapter, Saunders highlights the heartbreaking relationships between rural and urban life. Through short narratives on four largely-agricultural, rural communities in countries as diverse as Poland, China, India and Bangladesh, he traces the economic strains this life puts on family. The impact of this dramatic rural and urban flux will in a single generation alter the very notions of family and culture that have held strong for centuries, creating something new, possibly frightening, possibly refreshing, in its wake….

Representation of this chapter focuses on the narrative of the ‘Londoni’ immigrants of Bangladesh.

 

Authors: Jamie Reid and Nigel Hassell

Reference: Sanders,D. (2010) Arrival City: The Urbanization of the Village

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