This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 622
  • Course: Master of Liberal Arts
  • Semester: II
  • Title: Power, Politics, and Urban Space
  • Stream: Geography
  • Description:

    Colonial planning: colonization and urbanization, modern planning rationality and power, land alienation and acquisition, segregation and housing, planning and urbicide, city and country; Post-colonial urban planning: bureaucracy and development, privatization and public participation, urban poverty and slums, decentralization and participation; Cities in global south: urban informality, political society and civil society, forms of citizenship, silent urban revolution; Urban infrastructure development: social and material lives of infrastructural technology, infrastructure as sites for political contestations; Rethinking southern cities: urban alienation, urban revolution and right to the city, urban commons, reinventing methods and practices.