ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Review of Urban Affairs

Review of Urban Affairs
Capital and caste are identified in this paper as dominant factors shaping the land market in a rapidly growing Telangana redevelopment project of the Hindu religious Yadadri temple town. The rampant...
Drawing on the fieldwork conducted in Kolkata, the city’s changing property relations among middle classes are studied sociologically. Since the late 2000s, several pockets of wetlands have been...
The paper places an incident of violent displacement of an iterant tea vendor, by the security of Varanasi’s Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, in Henri Lefebvre’s three-headed dialectic of the production of...
Rent generation activities and social networks crafted through urban transformation in Tiljala and Topsia, prominent low-income and minority-dominant neighbourhoods in south-east Kolkata, have shaped...
Approaching infrastructure as a network of incremental additions, this paper builds on the quotidian work of Hyderabad’s water linemen powering flow and pressure through pipelines in the city. The...
Post-secular narratives on Kolkata and the Hooghly Riverfront, entailing material politics of making sacred spaces at land-water interfaces, have been seldom discussed in urban planning scholarship...
Seelampur in north-east Delhi is one of the largest e-waste markets in India. Featured in numerous non-governmental organisation reports and journalistic accounts, mainly to highlight the...
A deficient official documentation, undercounting the number of active waste pickers at Dhapa, and the obliviousness regarding the hazardous working conditions render the pickers “invisible.” The...
The Bathukamma festival, historically observed by Telangana-based Other Backward Classes and Dalit communities with traditional connections to waterbodies, has since 2014 become a state festival and...
The paper posits that the progressive policies of spatial protection for the street vendors in the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 directly...
Using the cases of two participatory policies for waste management in Mumbai—Advanced Locality Management and Swachh Mumbai Prabodhan Abhiyan—this paper explores WhatsApp as a platform for citizen–...
Little is known regarding how women politicians at the local level experience and influence everyday political work. This paper remedies this gap by focusing on narratives from 14 women corporators...

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