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Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
...World-Class Cities, World-Class Waste ...
Series: Comparative and international working-class history
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398400-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9840-0
Book Chapter

By Lisa Björkman
Published: 14 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... temporality world-class city redevelopment ...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... While the disjuncture between the city’s built form and its water pipes seems to suggest that the world-class city would also be a dry city, this is not the case; the city’s new malls, gated communities, shimmering office towers, and glittering hotels do, generally speaking, get water...
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... The new arenas of contestation that Mumbai’s water infrastructures animate reveal the illusory and precarious nature of the project to remake Mumbai as a world-class city. These dynamics, described as “pipe politics,” gesture instead toward the highly contested futures of the actually existing...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... and criminalization of its water infrastructure in the context of liberalization-era policy shifts, which position the unplanned, illegal and informal slum as the self-evident conceptual counterpoint to the planned, formal, world-class city. Shivajinagar-Bainganwadi’s story reveals the deeply political and highly...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... The political project to transform Mumbai into an investment-friendly world-class city used market mechanisms to reconfigure the city’s built spaces and upgrade its infrastructures. “The market” presented a utopian solution to long-standing and intractable political struggles over land—struggles...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... in the city. While the project to transform Mumbai into a world-class city has presided over hydraulic chaos, the disembedding and reconfiguring of infrastructural knowledge has rescaled political authority in the city. power spectacle authority performance ...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... the origins and implications of contemporary patterns of urban infrastructural connectivity and disconnection. In Mumbai a broad political coalition of actors, united by the imperative to transform Mumbai into a world-class city, joined hands to put market logic to work in pursuit of Mumbai’s makeover...
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-55
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-117
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021711-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2171-1