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Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Taking stock of the urban transport scenario in Indian cities, this is the first full-length study of the metro rail system in India. In recent times the metro rail has come up as a favoured ... More


Rethinking gentrification in India: displacement, dispossession and the spectre of development

Sapana Doshi

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter engages with theories of gentrification through the prism of Indian cities and highlights four key factors shaping Indian urban transformation: informal regimes of urban development, ... More


The Effect of Urban Land-Use Regulations on Density: The Case of Selected Indian Cities

Kala Seetharam Sridhar

in Seeking Middle Ground: Land, Markets, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199495450
eISBN:
9780199097685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495450.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Urban land is crucial to economic productivity and growth in cities, given substantial land intensive economic activity takes place. While land use regulations are needed for inclusive growth and to ... More


Flows and Bumpy Roads

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter demonstrates the particularity and situatedness of the dominant frameworks that are passed off as global norms and criteria of desirable outcomes, as well as identifies visual and ... More


Introduction: Native Americans’ Urban Frontiers

Colin Calloway

in The Chiefs Now in This City: Indians and the Urban Frontier in Early America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197547656
eISBN:
9780197547687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547656.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter introduces the phenomenon of Indian people being present in early American cities, contrary to popular assumptions and academic depictions of them as an anomaly in urban life. It argues ... More


Governing the Urban in China and India: Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Xuefei Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203393
eISBN:
9780691203416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203393.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Urbanization is rapidly overtaking China and India, the two most populous countries in the world. One-sixth of humanity now lives in either a Chinese or Indian city. This transformation has unleashed ... More


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