Dharavi A Slum Analysis

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survive, and reproduce. Other countries will still exploit Dharavi. Dharavi is filled with skilled workers that are poor, desperate for work, and can provide cheap labor. They only have each other to look out for their best interest. Even then, it is still survival of the fittest. Background assumption is a deeply embedded, common understanding of how the world operates and of how people ought to act. Dharavi is a mega slum. Before I watched this video I did not understand fully the concept of a slum. So prior to my knowledge of what made a slum, I had no tainted background assumptions. Dharavi consist of 11 masses, 28 temples, 6 churches, and 12 schools. Over 5000 businesses exist in 15,000 single room factories. Most of Dharavi residences …show more content…
Crime is the violation of norms written into law. Crimes are considered unlawful acts that can be punished by the authorities. Crimes can be done individually or groups known as gangs. “A gang is a group of recurrently associating individuals or close friends or family with identifiable leadership and internal organization, identifying with or claiming control over territory in a community, and engaging either individually or collectively in violent or illegal behavior (Wikipedia). Prior to watching World 's Most Dangerous Gangs, the only gangs I ever heard of were the Bloods, Crips, Yakuza, and the Russian Mafia. Gangs in general are considered a nuisance and dangerous. Hollywood depicts gangs like the Yakuza and the Russian Mafia to be brutal, organized, and sophisticated. However, they are real in how dangerous they can be and not just violent movies. Until this week I had never heard of MS 13. They are a growing virus in the U.S that the U.S unfortunately created. M.S 13 originated in Los Angeles, California. It started off with Central American immigrants that were mistreated in the streets of Los Angeles. They formed a gang that began committing crimes to survive. Eventually, the gang grew to the point where the FBI had to get involved. The original members were arrested and sent to jail. The U.S. solution to solving the growing overcrowded prisons were to ship the immigrants back to their homelands. The gangs went home with a prison education and a thirst for power through violence. The gang grew stronger through recruiting the young; grooming them to be foot soldiers for their cause. The gang has spread throughout the U.S. and is becoming international. This film has enlightened me on the dangers of the gang. I never knew what MS 13 was, but I have seen graffiti on trains and in the Pittsburgh area. It has become a reality check of my

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