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A Tale of Three Cities: India's Exclusionary Urbanisation

Author : Niranjan Sahoo | 2016
Published By: Observer Research Foundation

India has been witnessing rapid urbanisation in the last decade, particularly in its large and medium-size cities. As more and more people move towards cities and towns, it is imperative to build an understanding of how cities are geared in terms of growth and inclusion. In what ways do India's marginalised communities get excluded from the country's growing urban spaces? This paper studies how individuals and groups are included in3or excluded from urban transitions. It is based on an empirical examination of inclusion in three Indian cities, part of a project of ORF with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in Norway, and also describes the processes of exclusion that have become embedded in India's urban spaces.

URL : http://cf.orfonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ORF_IssueBrief_156.pdf

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