worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including rising unemployment and growing poverty.
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geographic area, so that some places are richer than others.
standard of living
the overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a country.
the movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting in the growth of urban areas.
larger farms held in common by groups of farmers
very poor neighborhoods, sometimes with one room shacks made of cardboard and other junk
rundown apartment buildings
how long an average person is expected to live
An open square or marketplace
A pipe or channel built to transport water from one place to another.
A break in the earth's crust where magma and other materials erupts from the earth's interior.
A haze in the air based on the amount of pollution in it-exhaust from cars.
A sizable area of privately owned property with a large house.
A narrow strip of land that links too larger landmasses.
A group of territories, people or nations rules by a single authority.
A leader who governs by force, without the consent of the people.
Conducting trade by exchanging goods or services instead of money.
The condition of the air based on the amount of pollution in it.