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Boundaries, Names, Alterities: A Case Study of a “Communal Riot” in Dharavi, Bombay

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter studies how people ravaged by violence resume everyday life. It forms links between collective disorder and rehabilitation work, and shows how local communities are refashioned after a ... More


Two Case Studies on the Informal Economy

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses two case studies—Dharavi in Mumbai and Surat in Gujarat. In particular, it uses the case studies to discuss situations where international trade policies and their effects on ... More


Vada Pav and Zhunka Bhakar: The Shiv Sena's Electoral Expansion and the Economic Informalization of Mumbai

Julia M. Eckert

in The Charisma of Direct Action: Power, Politics, and the Shiv Sena

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195660449
eISBN:
9780199082001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195660449.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter evaluates the context of Mumbai in which the Shiv Sena emerged, and the relationship between socio-economic developments in the city and the rise of the party. The author explores the ... More


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