- Sacrifice and dystopia: imagining Karachi through Edhi
- Book title
- Urban navigations: politics, space, and the city
- Pages (from-to)
- New Delhi: Routledge
- Cities and the urban imperative
- Document type
- Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG)
- Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
Introduction : conceptualising the city in South Asia / Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria and Colin McFarlane --
pt. 1. Contested landscapes. The nuisance of slums : environmental law and the production of slum illegality in India / D. Asher Ghertner ; Poverty as geography : motility, stoppage and circuits of waste in Delhi / Vinay Gidwani and Bharati Chaturvedi ; Shillong : the (un)making of a North-East Indian city? / Daisy Hasan ; The divided city? : squatters' struggle for urban space in Kathmandu / Urmi Sengupta ; Spectacular events, city spaces and citizenship : the commonwealth games in Delhi / Amita Baviskar --
pt. 2. Infrastructures and materialities. The embeddedness of cost recovery : water reforms and associationism at Bangalore's fringes / Malini Ranganathan ; Ignoring power : knowing leakage in Mumbai's water supply / Nikhil Anand ; 'No horn please' : self-governance and sociality in Kathmandu housing colony / Andrew Nelson ; Gated communities as packaged fantasies : a meeting of the local and the global and the standardisation of taste in urban Sri Lanka / Sasanka Perera --
pt. 3. Imaging the urban. Sri Lanka : terror, anxiety and the unstable nation : a physical biography of violence / Anoma Pieris ; City of lights : nostalgia, violence and Karachi's competing imaginaries / Huma Yusuf ; Sacrifice and dystopia : imagining Karachi through Edhi / Yasmin Jaffri and Oskar Verkaaik.
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