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Aesthetic Criminalization: The Nuisance of Slums

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 considers how nuisance talk travels into the judicial process, codifying the aesthetic sensibilities discussed in the previous two chapters into a distinctly propertied form of citizenship. ... More


Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: How Territorial Informality Builds Future Cities

Kerry Ryan Chance

in Living Politics in South Africa's Urban Shacklands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226519524
eISBN:
9780226519838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226519838.003.0108
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The fourth chapter analyzes forced evictions of shack dwellers to transit camps — the latest technology of “slum elimination” rapidly reshaping the urban periphery—to chart how the management of ... More


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