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Colonial and post-colonial geographies of India

Author: Saraswati Raju; M Satish Kumar; Stuart Corbridge
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006.
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Provides insights into the way contemporary geographers are engaging with India. This title highlights how contemporary geographers see and write on topics such as the state, nation, community,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saraswati Raju; M Satish Kumar; Stuart Corbridge
ISBN: 0761934367 9780761934363
OCLC Number: 62593631
Description: 368 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Idioms, symbolism and divisions : beyond the black and white towns in Madras, 1652-1850 / M. Satish Kumar --
Home, community and nationality : Anglo-Indian women in India before and after Independence / Alison Blunt --
Militant cartographies and traumatic spaces : Ayodhya, Bhuj and the contested geographies of Hindutva / Stuart Corbridge and Edward Simpson --
Territoriality, Kashmir and the evolving geopolitics of India-Pakistan relations / Robert W. Bradnock --
From global to local : gendered discourses, skills and embedded urban labour market in India / Saraswati Raju --
Women's social transformation, NGOs and globalization in urban India / Vandana Desai --
Social labour and the geography of work in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu / Sharad Chari --
Infotech industries and regional disparities in India / Martina Fromhold-Eisebith --
Post-colonial developmentalities : from the Delhi Improvement Trust to the Delhi Development Authority / Stephen Legg --
Post-modernism, post-Fordism and flexibilized metropolis : dialectical images of Mumbai / Swapna Banerjee-Guha --
Urbane geographies : schooling, jobs and the quest for civility in rural north India / Craig Jeffrey, Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery --
Decentralization and participation in urban India : women community workers in a small town of West Bengal / Annapurna Shaw --
India's evolving political ecologies / Glyn Williams and Emma Mawdsley --
Carbon colonies : from local use value to global exchange in climate forestry / Paul Robbins --
In the aftermath of critique : the journey after Sangtin Yatra / Richa Singh and Richa Nagar.
Responsibility: editors, Saraswati Raju, M. Satish Kumar, Stuart Corbridge.
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