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review Beyond Kolkata ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook read & download ç PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook à Ishita Dey free download Beyond Kolkata Ient subsistence economy and despoiling a fragile environment Yet after its completion and departure of construction labour the new town appears as a necropolis a ghost city that belies its promised image of an urban utopia even as the displaced locals lead a precarious mobile existence as 'transit labour' engaged in odd and informal jobs Written on the basis of intensive fieldwork government documents court records and chronicles of public protests this book broadly analyses the politics and economics of urbanisation in the age of post colonial capitalism p.
- Beyond Kolkata
- Ishita Dey
- 01 November 2019