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The illegal city : space, law and gender in a Delhi squatter settlement / Ayona Datta.

By: Datta, Ayona.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Gender, space and society.Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012Description: xii, 198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781409445548 (hbk.); 9781409445555 (ebk.).Subject(s): Squatter settlements -- India -- Delhi | Slums -- Government policy -- India -- Delhi | Squatters -- Legal status, Laws, etc. -- India -- Delhi | Urban poor -- India -- Delhi -- Social conditions | City planning -- India -- Delhi | Urban policy -- India -- DelhiDDC classification: 307.3364095456 DAT Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Law, space and subjectivity Violence of urban development Construction of squatter settlements Becoming "illegal" urban citizens "Legitimate" social organization Contested boundaries of infrastructure Legitimate domesticities Visions of the future.
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Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, New Delhi
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Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-194) and index.

Law, space and subjectivity
Violence of urban development
Construction of squatter settlements
Becoming "illegal" urban citizens
"Legitimate" social organization
Contested boundaries of infrastructure
Legitimate domesticities
Visions of the future.

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