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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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.