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Indian Cities in Transition

Annapurna Shaw

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ISBN 10: 8125032053 / ISBN 13: 9788125032052
Published by Orient Longman, 2007
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Contents Acknowledgement. Introduction/Annapurna Shaw. I. Globalisation and urban restructuring 1. Globalisation and the management of Indian cities/Nigel Harris. 2. Urbanisation and urban governance search for a perspective beyond neo liberalism/Amitabh Kundu. 3. Population change and economic restructuring in Indian Metropolitan Cities a study of Mumbai/K. Sita. II. Environmental impacts of liberalisation 4. Partnerships of hope new ways of providing sanitation services in urban India/Susan Chaplin. 5. Impact of tenure and infrastructure programmes on housing conditions in squatter settlements in Indian cities/Banashree Banerjee. 6. Air pollution in India the post liberalisation era/Nilanjan Ghosh. III. Economic dimensions of the post 1990s reforms 7. Industry urban nexus the role of agglomeration economies/Arup Mitra. 8. The role of world markets and international networks in the evolution of India's high tech clusters riding the coat tails or bucking the trend/Subhrajit Guhathakurta and Balaji Parthasarathy. 9. Informal workers in Ahmedabad city/Jeemol Unni and Uma Rani. 10. Mumbai since liberalisation the space economy of India's gateway city/Jan Nijman. IV. Political economy of change in the planning and management of cities 11. Post Fordist urban space of Mumbai the saga of contemporary restructuration/Swapna Banerjee Guha. 12. The housing market in Mumbai metropolis and its irrelevance to the average citizen/R.N. Sharma. 13. A city divided Planning and urban sprawl in the eastern fringes of Calcutta/Keya Dasgupta. 14. A city with many borders beyond Ghettoisation in Ahmedabad/Darshini Mahadevia. V. Liberalisation and its micro level impacts social and economic mobility in Indian cities 15. Diversity in patterns of urbanisation the long duree of an industrial area in Calcutta/Arjan De Haan. 16. Life aspirations and embedded contexts gender and vocational training in segmented labour markets in Indian cities/Saraswati Raju and Isa Baud. 17. A new map of Indian industrial society the cartographer all at sea/Mark Holmstrom. Index. List of contributors. Urban India has been in transition for centuries but perhaps never more so than since the last decade of the twentieth century when the national economy was opened wide to international trade and competition. Indian Cities in Transition seeks to understand the nature of change that Indian cities are undergoing from a multidisciplinary perspective. There are seventeen essays in the volume encompassing the work of urban planners geographers demographers social anthropologists economists and political scientists. They examine the processes of demographic environmental economic political and social change and their impact on Indian cities. 500 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 63997

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Title: Indian Cities in Transition

Publisher: Orient Longman

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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17 essays on various Indian cities, comparative issues. multidisciplinary. geography, demography, political science. includes Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Mumbai

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