ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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New Forms of Urban Localism: Service Delivery in Bangalore

Residential welfare associations are a window of opportunity to consolidate loose networks of local associations engaged in activities around urban services. They have changed the dynamics of urban politics. This article attempts to trace how, while working in an increasingly globalised and polarised city like Bangalore, these groups demand a better quality of life and more equality for their members. It also assesses the collective urban practices through which individual grievances are redressed.



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