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Abstract from the distributor: ‘No urbanism without urbanists’ might be a slogan that captures the European and North American urban experience over the past two centuries. Indeed, it is arguable that urbanism is not only an empirical…

Organisers' description : The scholarship with regard to the process of urbanization in the context of globalization has been dominated by the "global cities" paradigm in which Saskia Sassen outlines the increasing centrality of cities as…

Aromar Revi is an international consultant, practitioner and researcher with nearly twenty five years of inter-disciplinary experience in public policy, governance, institutional development, as well as the political economy of reform, development,…

Organisers' description : “State, Space and Citizenship” is the title of a year of thematic programming on key issues confronting Indian cities, beginning in January 2009. This is sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies at the…

Organisers' description : As part of the first Trehan India Initiative Theme Year at the University of Michigan, a three-panel interdisciplinary graduate student conference will be held September 25, 2009. This Theme Year, entitled “State,…

Abstract from the distributor : What dynamics contribute to emergence of social tensions and conflicts in an urban environment? Mass mobilisations and episodes of collective violence have been a constant element in the development of large Indian…

Part of the Urban Age six-year conference series, this conference takes as its theme 'Johannesburg : Challenges of inclusion?'. As well as a wealth of related data and analysis, mp3 and video recordings of the entire conference are available on the…

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Abstract from the publisher: Muslims constitute the largest minority in India yet, surprisingly, they suffer the most politically and socioeconomically. Forced to contend with severe and persistent prejudice, they often fall victim to violence and…

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Abstract from the publisher : Presenting an original take on women’s safety in the cities of twenty-first century India, Why Loiter? maps the exclusions and negotiations that women from different classes and communities encounter in the…

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Abstract from the publisher : In the 20th century, Ahmedabad was India's "shock city." It was the place where many of the nation's most important developments occurred first and with the greatest intensity—from Gandhi’s…

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Abstract from the publisher : In Imagining the Urban, Shonaleeka Kaul turns to Sanskrit literature to discover the characteristics—both physical and social—of ancient Indian cities. Kaul examines nearly a thousand years of Sanskrit…

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Abstract from the publisher : Globalisation and a neo-liberal world order are impacting the global urban system, resulting in massive transformation of cities across the world. This transformation, which is currently the centre of focus among…

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Abstract from the publisher: Integrated City Making is a report by Philipp Rode, Julie Wagner, Richard Brown, Rit Chandra and Jayaraj Sundaresan of the Urban Age Programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2007, Urban Age…

Anant Maringanti is an independent scholar specialising in human geography, based in Hyderabad. Amita Baviskar is at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi. Karen Coelho is at the Madras Institute of Development Studies. Vinay Gidwani is…

Anant Maringanti is an independent scholar specialising in human geography, based in Hyderabad. Amita Baviskar is at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi. Karen Coelho is at the Madras Institute of Development Studies. Vinay Gidwani is…

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Extract from the introduction by Chris Johnson : The bustle and chaos associated with Indian cities encompasses only 27% of the country's population. The other 73% of India's population still live in rural areas and villages spread across the…

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Abstract from the publisher : Although it has often been taken as a general definition of the city and urban culture (whence the commonsense notion that cities must fulfill commercial functions), Pirenne's fomulation was deficient because only the…

Abstract from the publisher : The second issue of Footprint aims at reuniting two themes which are receiving a great deal of attention in recent times: Asia’s extraordinary urban growth, and the problematique of mapping highly complex urban…
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