About Shahadat Hossain

Shahadat Hossain is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka.


Urban development in Bangladesh pushes millions to the edge


The cities and towns of Bangladesh are being transformed—but at what cost? In recent decades Bangladesh has experienced rapid urban transformation. The capital, Dhakar, has emerged as one of the world’s fastest growing mega-cities, and other cities and towns have experienced similar rapid growth during the period. However, this transformation is resulting in widespread urban […]