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Social Effects of SEZs: Emerging Issues

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter covers some of the most contentious social implications of special economic zones (SEZs), which have given rise to raging debate in the country. These include land acquisition, rural ... More


Quality Projects I: Constructing Authority

Llerena Guiu Searle

in Landscapes of Accumulation: Real Estate and the Neoliberal Imagination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226384900
eISBN:
9780226385235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385235.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter follows one international fund’s attempts to profit from the difference between Indian and international fields of real estate practice through building “quality” buildings. Quality ... 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


Sutaining the Campus: UNC's Dynamic Decade of Campus Development

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes the university campus as a central feature in urban development. While driven by its educational mission, campus growth reflects many of the precepts of private real estate ... More


Financial Imaginaries

Reinhold Martin

in The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901189
eISBN:
9781452955391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901189.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The second essay explores the interplay of abstraction and concreteness in financial systems, in urban slums, and in luxury real estate development. For more than a century, the social relations of ... More


Chicago's Planned Industrial Districts: Clearing and the Central Manufacturing District

in Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477015
eISBN:
9780226477046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477046.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Central Manufacturing District (CMD) and the Clearing Yards are among the earliest examples of planned industrial districts, or, as they are otherwise known, organized districts, industrial ... More


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