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Bombay and Mumbai : the city in transition

Author: Sujata Patel; Jim Masselos
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005, ©2003.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
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"This volume, third in the series on Bombay or Mumbai, brings together essays that treat the renaming of the city as a point of departure in visiting enduring themes in the city's life. The essays offer insights on what Bombay has become, as it steps into the new millennium. Among other themes, the volume inquires whether the city has managed to retain its identity or if it has lost it like any other large  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sujata Patel; Jim Masselos
ISBN: 0195677110 9780195677119
OCLC Number: 61350178
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xii, 347 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Bombay and Mumbai : identities, politics, and populism / Sujata Patel --
Defining moments/defining events : commonalities of urban life / Jim Masselos --
Work, wages, and well-being : 1950s and 1990s / Sudha Deshpande and Lalit Deshpande --
Aspects of poverty and living standards / Madhura Swaminathan --
Hospitals and city health / Neha Madhiwalla --
Emancipation and Dalit politics / Edward Rodrigues and Mahesh Gavaskar --
Politics of locality, community, and marginalization / Rajendra Vora and Suhas Palshikar --
In search of shelter : the politics of the implementation of the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act of 1976 in greater Mumbai / Harini Narayanan --
Slums : the continuing struggle for housing / P.K. Das --
'My area, your area' : how riots changed the city / Jyoti Punwani --
Tinseltown : from studios to industry / Amrit Gangar --
Satya's Mumbai, Mumbai's Satya / Sandeep Pendse.
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: edited by Sujata Patel and Jim Masselos.
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This volume deals with contemporary Mumbai or Bombay. The papers in this volume explore and explain what Bombay has become in its shape and patterns of living at the beginning of the 21st century.  Read more...

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