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Cities: Informal Settlements: Indonesia: Jakarta
(2,460 words)

The growth of DKI (Daerah Khusus Ibukota, Special Capital District) Jakarta, Indonesia as a metropolitan city has given rise to a multitude of problems. The development of industrial zones, the concentration of capital, and the abundance of service and goods industries have drawn rural people from Java an…

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Terome, Hegel, “Cities: Informal Settlements: Indonesia: Jakarta”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0213b>
First published online: 2009

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