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Globalisation, Urban Reforms and Metropolitan Response: India

Darshini Mahadevia (Author)
Synopsis This book is about the local impacts of a global phenomenon, the connection. It is putting together of policies and reforms in urban India in the period of reforms and observing manifestation of reforms in two metropolitan cities, Ahmedabad and Bangalore. It is for the first time that national and state level policies and reform activities are put together in the same place. The policies and reforms have been observed at the national level and state level. But, the local impacts are observed with respect to two issues, municipal finance in the two metropolises and land market in Ahmedabad. The book concludes by observing that urban reforms are proceeding mainly in the metropolitan cities but at a faster rate than the national economic integration and the reform process is funded by multilateral and bilateral funding agencies, which are also laying down the contents of the reforms process. Finally the book identifies issues where further analysis is required.
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About the author

Darshini Mahadevia

Dr. Darshini Mahadevia teaches at School of Planning, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad on subjects such as planning theory, housing and environment. Dr. Mahadevia has researched and published in edited books and journals on urban studies, human development and gender development. She has been a visiting fellow at University of California, Los Angeles and McGill University, Montreal and has participated in number of international collaborative research projects and has been recipient of fellowship of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and Asian Scholarship Foundation (funded by the Ford Foundation). Dr. Mahadevia is currently engaged in comparative research on Asian Cities in context of globalisation.

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Title Globalisation, Urban Reforms and Metropolitan Response: India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8178270773
length xxii+406p., Tables; Figures; Maps; Notes; Bibliography; Index; 23cm.