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Global gentrificationsUneven development and displacement$
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Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin, and Ernesto López-Morales

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447313472

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.001.0001

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Rethinking gentrification in India

Rethinking gentrification in India

displacement, dispossession and the spectre of development

(p.101) Six Rethinking gentrification in India
Global gentrifications

Sapana Doshi

Policy Press

This chapter engages with theories of gentrification through the prism of Indian cities and highlights four key factors shaping Indian urban transformation: informal regimes of urban development, settlement and governance; new state formations consolidating urban elite and middle class power; contradictory desires and fragmented subjectivities shaping subaltern mobilizations; and the role of identity-based violence and exclusion in displacement politics.

Keywords:   Indian cities, informal urban development, urban elite, subaltern mobilizations, displacement

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