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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Stephen Graham; Renu Desai; Colin McFarlane This essay excavates the complex politics of water in contemporary Mumbai. In the context of a burgeoning water crisis in the city, it explores in detail how the city’s social and political elites demonize the efforts of inhabitants of Mumbai’s slums to...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 315–348.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michael McQuarrie; Naresh Fernandes; Cassim Shepard This essay examines the relationship between the changing organization of urban space and the evolving political culture of a Mumbai slum. Recent work emphasizes that the contemporary city is highly fragmented and poor people are incapable of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Spectral Housing and Urban Cleansing: Notes on Millennial Mumbai Arjun Appadurai C A Brief History of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nikhil Anand In this article I explore the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai to demonstrate how the dense historical accretions of technology, material, and social life that form hydraulic infrastructures in Mumbai trouble the audit cultures of neoliberal...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 593–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Vyjayanthi Rao; Satya Pemmaraju; R. Gerard Pietrusko Duke University Press 2007 Abbas, Ackbar. 1997 . Hong Kong: Culture and the politics of disappearance . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Appadurai, Arjun. 2000 . Spectral housing and urban cleansing in millenial Mumbai...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... Public Culture 12 : 1 -19. ———. 2001 . Spectral housing and urban cleansing: Notes on millennial Mumbai. Public Culture 12 : 627 -51. Appadurai, Arjun, and Holston, James. 1999 . Introduction: Cities and citizenship. In Cities and citizenship , edited by Holston. Durham, N.C.: Duke...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 265–268.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Mumbai, at an event sponsored by Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action and Research (PUKAR) and Jnanapravaha Mumbai. Funded by all these bodies as well as Public Culture, the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, and the Bajaj Foundation...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., the earliest and most widespread context for design and architecture in human life. The housing-related examples I discuss show that housing as materiality cannot be understood without reference to complex and highly varied practices of mediation. The first example comes from Mumbai, where I...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
... everyday urban realities are being shaped by a very different set of informal pro- cesses and actors that are largely immune to planning and policy making. The intensity of urban churn currently being experienced in areas of rapid urbanization — from Dhaka and Mumbai to Lagos, Lima, Cape...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 567–592.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Chopra, Yash, dir. 1975 . Deewar . Trimurti, India. Film. D'Monte, Darryl. 2001 . Ripping the fabric: The decline of Mumbai and its mills . New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Davis, Mike. 2007 . Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb . London: Verso. Devji, Faisal. 2005...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 615–616.
Published: 01 September 2007
... “Globalization and the Speculative Ethic: Space, Violence, and Subjectivity in Postindustrial Mumbai.” Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo is a professor of history at the University of Chicago and profesor asociado at Centro de Investigación y Docencia...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2013
... generalized urbanism. The second, “Water Wars in Mumbai,” by Stephen Graham, Renu Desai, and Colin McFarlane, is a field report on the battle for basic resources and human dignity in a rapidly developing metropolis. The third, “No Contest...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 249–252.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 2006 Contributors Arjun Appadurai is provost and John Dewey Professor in the Social Sciences at The New School in New York City. He is also president and founder of PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research), based in Mumbai. He is the author of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2015
... up is a pair of essays detailing some of the less well- known consequences of economic liberalization in India. While Nikhil Anand explores how the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai trouble the state’s audit culture, Sareeta Amrute discusses assaults on...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 599–601.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Mumbai, and on the role of knowledge and learning in development. Todd Meyers is completing his PhD in anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. He is the coeditor of Concepts of Life, a forthcoming volume on philosophy and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 263–264.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... But in this issue they dwell and reflect together (having been circulated, exchanged, and revised in a collective conversa- tion over a three-­year period spanning New York, Johannesburg, and Mumbai). And in this togetherness they...
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Public Culture (1 September 2001) 13 (3): 349–358.
Published: 01 September 2001
... India, also drawn from the sphere of education, illustrates some of the pos- sible implications for a local context of this transnational negotiation of disabil- ity. In Mumbai, the Spastic Society of India has formed a partnership with a Canadian organization to...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 195–200.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... In “The Field of Struggle, the Office, and the Apartment: Protest and Aspiration in a Mumbai Slum,” Michael McQuarrie, Naresh Fernandes, and Cassim Shepard take us to the slums of Mumbai to show how residents aim to remake their com...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
... presence in the context of a divided public sphere in which these muséal rooms — ­at Kirti Mahal in Porbandar, Mani 384 Bhavan in Mumbai, Anand Bhawan in Allahabad, the Aga Khan palace in Pune, Hindu Modern and Birla House in Delhi — ­all serve, as public...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... formation of megacities such as Tokyo, Lagos, and Mumbai and megaregions linking cities across vast distances (e.g., Ibadan-­Lagos-­Accra, Hong Kong – Shenzhen-­Guangzhou, Mumbai-­Delhi). Sprawl is a feature of urban expansion in the...