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Plenitude, Decrepitude, and Unruly Villagers: People Want a Community, But Not Like a Mohalla

Sanjay Srivastava

in Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

If New Gurgaon’s public spaces are imagined as the sites of plenitude through the flowering of new cultures of consumption and ‘partnerships’ between private corporations, there are also dark ... More


Understanding the drivers of housing market change in Britain’s postindustrial cities

Brendan Nevin and Philip Leather

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter is primarily concerned with the issue of low demand housing, and reports the research conducted in the Manchester housing market renewal area. It sheds some light on how some of the ... More


‘Lifestyle Choices in Harmony’: Gated Biographies

Sanjay Srivastava

in Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter in offers a series of biographical notes of residents of Gurgaon’s gated communities. It seeks to utilize biography as a method of understanding wider social processes. It suggests that ... More


High Streets, Low Places, and Indian Roots: Shopping Malls and the Narratives of Space

Sanjay Srivastava

in Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Focusing on shopping malls, this chapter seeks to track the ways in which ‘social’ and consuming life are imagined within narratives of their design, operation, and use. It is concerned with ... More


Questions of Quality

Richa Kumar

in Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 8 argues that power relations in soyabean markets are structured around norms of quality and who gets to determine the quality of a farmer’s crop. It suggests that focusing on the question of ... More


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