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A Hijra, a Female Pradhan, and a Real Estate Dealer: ‘Slum’ Lives between the Market, the State, and ‘Community’

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/9780198099147.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The history of 20th century Delhi is an intertwined history of the city and the slum. This chapter explores strategies of survival and belonging deployed by the urban poor in the Delhi basti of ... More


Out-sourcing refuge: distance, deferral, and immunity in the urban governance of refugees

Jonathan Darling

in Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473.00019
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the governance of refugees in British cities follows what, borrowing from Roberto Esposito’s theory of biopolitics, can be considered an ‘immunitary logic’. According to ... More


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