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By Swapna Banerjee-Guha

ISBN-10: 8132103130

ISBN-13: 9788132103134

The modern regime of globalisation and neoliberalism is making a far-reaching impression on varied scales the world over. at the city scale it has led to a tremendous transformation of town area, land use and reorganisation of the city governance. This booklet is a provocative exam of the modern city situation in different nations, supplying South Asian, North American and ecu views. Written by means of probably the most eminent theorists and social scientists of our time, the chapters conceal severe empirical analyses of the modern transformation methods of numerous towns and the similar socio-economic implications.

The publication makes a speciality of the serious spatial situation in those metropolises, reflecting contradictory techniques of inclusion and exclusion—a regular attribute of the worldwide urban area. The above concern, the essays argue, is largely on the topic of the disjuncture among the ideology of neoliberalism, its daily practices and the similar societal results. Debunking the parable of homogenisation via globalisation, this quantity exposes a divided framework within which globalisation and neoliberalism paintings, resulting in expanding polarisation. there's a particular part that makes a speciality of Mumbai, that's particularly suitable to the examine of India's present city coverage and its wider ramifications.

The booklet might be super precious for researchers and scholars of political economic climate, globalisation and improvement reports, city reviews, and for city planners, execs and concrete activists as well.

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