This research questions the nature of the contemporary Indian state, its relationship to neoliberalism, implications for the poor, and governance in relation to settlements and the urban poor.
Studies-Published dateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 05:00
Changes, continuities, contestations : tracing the contours of Kamathipura's precarious durability through livelihood practices and redevelopment efforts
This is a case study of Kamathipura, a dense, crumbling neighbourhood located in the heart of the island city of Mumbai, and one of Asia’s largest and oldest red light districts with a reputation synonymous with urban poverty, filth, crime, and imPublished dateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 05:00
By tackling the relationship between state, market and politician, researchers present a plea to policy makers to dismantle the practice of redevelopment as it is currently undertaken.Published date2016
Place of spatial justice : Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR), and the transformation of an informal urban landscape in Mumbai
This case study of the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR) in Mumbai analyzes the impact and implications of the large scale project on the socio-spatial make-up of the city.Published dateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 05:00
The evaluation assesses the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the programme (including its overall value-for-money), as well as the quality of the research.Published dateSunday, July 2, 2017 - 04:00