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Poverty, policy, and politics in Madras slums

Joop W. de Wit

Poverty, policy, and politics in Madras slums

dynamics of survival, gender, and leadership

by Joop W. de Wit

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Published by Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Madras (India),
  • India,
  • Madras.
    • Subjects:
    • Slums -- Government policy -- India -- Madras.,
    • Poverty -- India -- Madras.,
    • Madras (India) -- Social policy.,
    • Madras (India) -- Social conditions.,
    • Madras (India) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoop W. de Wit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4140.M3 W56 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 336 p. ;
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL827628M
      LC Control Number95100688

      Chennai (/ ˈ tʃ ɛ n aɪ / (), Tamil: [ˈt͡ʃenːai]), also known as Madras (/ m ə ˈ d r ɑː s / or /-ˈ d r æ s /, the official name until ), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil d on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India. [dubious – discuss] According to the Indian census, it Country: India. I asked the doctor from Madras if poverty was the word he would use to describe this woman's situation. He said it was not: that her problem was that she accepted no limits to her own behavior, that she did not fear the possibility of hunger, the condemnation of her own parents or neighbors, or God.

      Indian feudalism refers to the feudal society that made up India's social structure until The Mughal Dynasty in the s. The Guptas and the Kushans played a major role in the introduction and practice of feudalism in India, and are examples of the decline of an empire caused by feudalism. As India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, poverty is on the decline in the country, with close to 44 Indians escaping extreme poverty every minute, as per the World Poverty has been able to lift a significant percentage of its population out of poverty, but many still live in had 73 million people living in extreme poverty which makes up % of its.

      Draft National Slum Policy A. OBJECTIVES The main objectives of this policy are: 1. To integrate slum settlements and the communities residing within them into the urban area as a whole by creating awareness amongst the public and in Government of the underlying principles that guide the process of slum development and improvement and the options that are available for bringing about the. A World Bank paper on living conditions of the city’s poor says that 70 per cent of households under the poverty line do not have access to piped water. Ninety per cent do not have access to a sewage line. Only 43 of the 1, slums identified in the study are within m of a public toilet.


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Get this from a library. Poverty, policy, and politics in Madras slums: dynamics of survival, gender, and leadership. [Joop W de Wit] -- This book provides a critical but balanced account of the process and impact of urban policy and planning in a developing country like India.

Based on a detailed case study of a slum in the city of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: s: Contents: IntroductionPolicy, Politics and the Urban Poor Theoretical and General PerspectivesTamil Nadu PoliticsSlums and Slum Policies in MadrasThe Proposed Relocation of Chitra NagarConclusions.

Book Reviews Joop W. de Wit Poverty, Policy and Politics in Madras Slums: Dynamics of Survival, Gender, and Leadership. New Delhi: Sage Publications. pages. Hardbound. Indian Rs The urban bias in economic development, coupled with the modernisation in.

An anthropologist, his research interests are political science, governance, policy issues, urban poverty and decentralization. He has published the books Poverty, Policy and Politics in Madras Slums: Dynamics of Survival, Gender and Leadership () and New Forms of Urban Governance in India: Shifts, Models, Networks and Contestations (co.

Poverty, policy and politics in Madras slums: Dynamics of survival, gender and leadership. New Delhi: Sage Publications India.

New Delhi: Sage Publications India. Google ScholarAuthor: Ranvinder Singh Sandhu, B. Sekhon. This is where the book of Rina Agarwala - Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India - comes in as a provocative piece of scholarship on the role of traditional unionism in today’s highly segmented labor market that is continuously churning under the pressures of globalization Cited by: Slums—the very paradox of planning, the anti-thesis of planned growth, and a facet of urban development which Chandigarh’s planners could not foresee, today pose a challenge to the city.

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International Journal of Urban and Regional Research – Wiley. Published: Dec 1, The Politics of Slums in the Global South: Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru Véronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South.

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Who's Book List Jenkins, Stephen, Arie Kapteyn and Bernard M. Praag, eds. The Distribution of Welfare and Household Production: International. He obtained his PhD () on the study,‘Poverty, Policy and Politics in Madras Slums’ at the Free University of Amsterdam, and subsequently managed the Bangalore Urban Poverty Program for the Netherlands Ministry of Development Cooperation for three years.

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Format Book Edition Random House Trade Paperback ed. National book award winner, Subject headings Urban poor--India--Mumbai. Mumbai Poverty, policy, and politics in Madras slums: dynamics of survival, gender, and leadership.

Wit, Joop W. Historical research is challenging when studying informal spaces like urban slums, where extant scholarship is limited, government data are sparse or absent, and populations change rapidly due to eviction, environmental shocks, and the everyday churn of migration.

Moreover, written materials and political ephemera generated within slums are rarely preserved in accessible state archives Cited by: 2. Slums are heavily populated urban areas characterized by substandard housing, inadequate access to clean water and sanitation, and a constantly changing residential ofmillion people called a slum their home.

But, the negative impacts that result from slums are alarming. They affect everything about a community, from education to natural disasters. 'Machine Politics', Slum Policies and Survival U Kalpagam Poverty, Policy and Politics in Madras Slums: Dynamics of Survival, Gender and Leadership by .De Wit, J.W.

Poverty, Policy and Politics in Madras Slums. London: Sage Publication. Dehrendorf, Ralf, Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society. London, Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. Deleige Rober, "Caste without a System: A Study of South Indian Harijans," in.occupy marginal, overcrowded land in slums or dwell on pavements lacking basic services and stable livelihood.

Context and problem statement All over the world the challenge of living on a ‘planet of slums’ is being addressed by a number of organizations trying to .