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Unpacking Participation in Kathputli Colony

Delhi’s First Slum Redevelopment Project, Act I

The research presented in this paper is part of two larger international programmes: (i) "Urban Chances – City Growth and the Sustainability Challenge" funded by the European Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2014; and (ii) "Citizens and the State in Urban India" supported by a grant from the UK's Economic and Social Research Council, under a programme fi nanced by DFID. Financial support from Institute of Research for Development, as well as logistic support from the Centre de Sciences Humaines, Delhi and the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, are also acknowledged. We are most grateful to the residents of Kathputli Colony and all other respondents for their cooperation during our interviews. Discussions and valuable comments from Partha Mukhopadhyay, Shahana Sheikh, Arkaja Singh, Michael Walton, Marie-Hélène Zérah and David Adler helped us in fi nalising this paper. All other disclaimers apply.

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