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Description - Contesting the Indian City by Gavin Shatkin

Contesting the Indian City features a collection of cutting-edge empirical studies that offer insights into issues of politics, equity, and space relating to urban development in modern India. * Features studies that serve to deepen our theoretical understandings of the changes that Indian cities are experiencing * Examines how urban redevelopment policy and planning, and reforms of urban politics and real estate markets, are shaping urban spatial change in India * The first volume to bring themes of urban political reform, municipal finance, land markets, and real estate industry together in an international publication

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781444367034
ISBN-10: 144436703X
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 153mm x 15mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gavin Shatkin

Gavin Shatkin is Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. His research focuses on contemporary urban redevelopment practices in Asian cities, urban inequality, and community organizing and collective action around issues of shelter and infrastructure delivery. His book Collective Action and Urban Poverty Alleviation: Community Organizations and the Struggle for Shelter in Manila was published in 2007.

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