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By Swapna Banerjee-Guha

ISBN-10: 8132103130

ISBN-13: 9788132103134

The modern regime of globalisation and neoliberalism is making a far-reaching effect on diverse scales the world over. at the city scale it has ended in a big transformation of town area, land use and reorganisation of the city governance. This publication is a provocative exam of the modern city state of affairs in numerous international locations, providing South Asian, North American and eu views. Written by means of one of the most eminent theorists and social scientists of our time, the chapters conceal severe empirical analyses of the modern transformation tactics of a number of towns and the comparable socio-economic implications.

The publication specializes in the serious spatial challenge in those metropolises, reflecting contradictory approaches of inclusion and exclusion—a standard attribute of the worldwide urban house. The above situation, the essays argue, is largely relating to the disjuncture among the ideology of neoliberalism, its daily practices and the comparable societal results. Debunking the parable of homogenisation via globalisation, this quantity exposes a divided framework within which globalisation and neoliberalism paintings, resulting in expanding polarisation. there's a exact part that specializes in Mumbai, that is in particular suitable to the research of India's present city coverage and its wider ramifications.

The publication can be super invaluable for researchers and scholars of political financial system, globalisation and improvement reviews, city reports, and for city planners, execs and concrete activists as well.

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