Björkman, Lisa,

Pipe politics, contested waters : embedded infrastructures of millennial Mumbai / Lisa Björkman. - Durham : Duke University Press, 2015. - xi, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and index.

Introduction: embedded infrastructures
"We got stuck in between" : unmapping the distribution network
"The slum and building industry" : marketizing urban development
"You can't stop development" : hydraulic shambles
"It was like that from the beginning" : becoming a slum
"No hydraulics are possible" : brokering water knowledge
"Good doesn't mean you're honest" : corruption
"If water comes it's because of politics" : power, authority, and hydraulic spectacle
Conclusion: pipe politics
Appendix: Department of Hydraulic Engineering

9780822359692 (pbk.) 9780822359500 (hbk.) 9780822375210 (ebk.)


Infrastructure (Economics)--India--Mumbai.

Mumbai (India)--Politics and government.

BUSINESS &​ ECONOMICS --Infrastructure.

HD4465.I5 / B57 2015

363.610954792 BJO / 007773
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