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Accumulation by Dispossession: Transformative Cities in the by Swapna Banerjee-Guha

By Swapna Banerjee-Guha

The modern regime of globalisation and neoliberalism is making a far-reaching effect on diversified scales the world over. at the city scale it has led to an important transformation of the town area, land use and reorganisation of the city governance. This e-book is a provocative exam of the modern city state of affairs in numerous international locations, providing South Asian, North American and eu views. Written by means of essentially the most eminent theorists and social scientists of our time, the chapters conceal severe empirical analyses of the modern transformation strategies of numerous towns and the comparable socio-economic implications.

The e-book specializes in the serious spatial problem in those metropolises, reflecting contradictory approaches of inclusion and exclusion—a usual attribute of the worldwide urban house. The above quandary, the essays argue, is largely with regards to the disjuncture among the ideology of neoliberalism, its daily practices and the comparable societal results. Debunking the parable of homogenisation via globalisation, this quantity exposes a divided framework within which globalisation and neoliberalism paintings, resulting in expanding polarisation. there's a distinct part that makes a speciality of Mumbai, that's specifically proper to the learn of India's present city coverage and its wider ramifications.

The e-book may be super priceless for researchers and scholars of political economic climate, globalisation and improvement stories, city stories, and for city planners, pros and concrete activists as well.

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