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Colonial and post-colonial geographies of India

Colonial and post-colonial geographies of India

Author: Saraswati Raju; M Satish Kumar; Stuart Corbridge
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saraswati Raju; M Satish Kumar; Stuart Corbridge
ISBN: 0761934367 9780761934363 8178295830 9788178295831
OCLC Number: 62593631
Description: 368 pages : illustrations, 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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