According to Parsons

According to Parsons (1961) uncontrolled rural to urban migration that has been boosted by population growth and rapid urbanization has had a very significant consequence on the structure of the family system in many societies. Urbanization has also may lead to the mushrooming of squatter settlements and slums which in turn increase people’s venerability to epidemic diseases which has increased the disease burden on the family. With increase of urbanization, many social problems have arisen. The problem of urban slums, increasing low quality of life and poverty, lack of basic social services like clean water, electricity, communications facilities, housing, and the rapid rise of crimes and deviance. Urban slums are centers for undesirable social behaviors such as commercial sex work, theft, robbery, drug trafficking and use, sanitation problems, among others.