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Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 28 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384380-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8438-0
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385196-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8519-6
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385196-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8519-6
Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... in the nineteenth century This chapter draws on these insights in exploring some aspects of the social history of the Indian middle class in colonial Bombay in the period between 1890 and 1940. Bombay s middle class, unlike its counterparts in Bengal and northern India, has not attracted much scholarly attention...
Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379027-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7902-7
Published: 30 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
...The ideas that animate this book developed slowly over time in conjunc- tion with my own deepening ethnographic engagement with Bombay over the past de cade or so. The idea to actually rope all my friends and colleagues into this somewhat- unwieldy proj ect, however, came more recently and sud...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... central and liminal, their knowledge and know- how, manner and style become portals into urban machinations and meanings. Taking the city of Bombay as the site for this collective ethnographic undertaking, this book is animated by a four- part set of questions.6 The first concerns the material- practical...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... have at once sought to leverage and to empower private capital. Echoing much- broader global cosmopolitan visions of development via economic liberalization, Bombay s boosters have sought to enhance conditions for business, real estate, and private investment as a means of generating wealth...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
.... The Bombay Municipal Cor- poration s deputy commissioner a man named Khairnar, who was widely known as Bombay s one- man de mo li tion army presided over de mo li tions that displaced an estimated 50,000 huts (more than 200,000 people) from the park.1 Desperate for shelter, many of the evicted boarded...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... the com pany hired him. We finish our tea and head back to the Bombay Municipal Corporation (bmc) he too has a meeting scheduled with Gupta. Dalpat walked in a few minutes before me, fifteen or twenty minutes earlier (so that our acquain- tance might not become a topic of conversation among the staffers...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
.... Then, in 1997, the Slum Sanitation Program (ssp) was launched by the Mumbai Municipal Corporation as part of a broader umbrella initiative known as the Bombay Sewerage Disposal Proj ect (bsdp). Funded by the World Bank and the Maharashtra government, the bsdp aimed to strengthen Mum- bai s sewerage...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... at the Credit Suisse party that Indian real estate was just one investment possibility among many that spanned the globe. He and another young investor we chatted with (a young Marwari man who went to university in Bombay and then worked for a financial firm out of New York) discussed with equal fluency real...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... any illegal work finds himself without any clear path do to any work at all is particularly re- vealing and a good place to start. Truelove s profile opens with an account of a former Bombay Municipal Corporation physician named Dr. K, who finds himself facing a moral quandary: after his personal...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
...on an ordinary day of his retirement, Dr. K sits near the guard station of the housing society where he lives, a gated set of thirteen high- rise build- ings in Mumbai s western suburbs. A former high- ranking health officer of the Bombay Municipal Corporation (bmc), he spends his free time waiting...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... oh, you must talk to Ashok Ravat he s the man who saved Shivaji Park. I had just begun a visual ethnography called Maidan Histories and Stealth­ scapes 1 that looked at the daily use and the transformations over time of an exemplary public space: Shivaji Park in the Dadar area of Bombay. I...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... of the conveners at the M- Power1 proj- ect in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Anjuman Bhai had started a small community space where the children of Bhim Nagar could come to receive tutoring for the vari ous subjects taught in Bombay Municipal Corporation (bmc) schools. Along with this work of bringing...