Cause if and insofar as ›strange‹ settlement formations of the kind I got to see on the return journey from Bhola, deep in the ›rural‹, correlate with the augumented movement of people, the narrative of urbanisation as process of concentration–extension is called into question. If other, decentring of even ex-centric, forces are impacting urban growth and reshuffling all levels of social space—the near (habitation), the middle (the city) and the far (state and its macro-level connections)—the city-hegemonic views that dominate urban studies must be abandoned once for all, and the new norm of production of space called by name.
ISBN 978-3-86599-425-7 9783865994257
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Schlagwörter: Jatra, Westbengalen, Urbanisierung, Zirkuläre Migration, Stadtforschung, Stadtsoziologie, Postcolonial Studies, Subaltern Studies, Henri Lefebvre, Recht auf Mobilität
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