Contesting the Indian City: Global Visions and the Politics by Gavin Shatkin

By Gavin Shatkin

Contesting the Indian City encompasses a selection of state of the art empirical stories that supply insights into problems with politics, fairness, and house with regards to city improvement in sleek India.

  • Features reviews that serve to deepen our theoretical understandings of the adjustments that Indian towns are experiencing
  • Examines how city redevelopment coverage and making plans, and reforms of city politics and actual property markets, are shaping city spatial switch in India
  • The first quantity to deliver topics of city political reform, municipal finance, land markets, and genuine property jointly in a world publication


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Harvey, 2005) to explain the persistence of governance dynamics that do not fit with existing understandings of neoliberal ideals. , p. 6). Ong’s framework for analyzing the relatively developmental states of Asia is difficult to replicate in other contexts. The Chinese and Singaporean states, on which she focuses much of her attention, exercise a degree of control through direct stakes in the corporate economy and through ownership of land, both of which allow them an unusual degree of latitude in the use of markets for social engineering and the consolidation of state power.

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