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What Is India’s Urbanisation Riddle?

Looking at two articles published in the EPW that analyse census data to argue for different understandings of the trends of urbanisation in India, it is argued that both articles present only facets of urbanisation. To understand urbanisation in all its complexity, decadal census data will serve only a complementary role, while field studies that provide thick descriptions of new urban spaces are essential.
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