Squatters as Developers?: Slum Redevelopment in Mumbai

Squatters as Developers?: Slum Redevelopment in Mumbai

by Vinit Mukhija

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ISBN-13: 9781351898423
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/02/2017
Series: King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Vinit Mukhija, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning, School of Public Policy and Social Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction - A New Strategy in Mumbai: The puzzles of slum redevelopment; Placing the research in the context of the literature; A preview of the arguments; Study methodology; The structure of the book. The Evolution of the Slum Redevelopment Strategy: Introduction; The Mumbai context; The evolution of Mumbai's redevelopment strategy; Regulating the development potential of land. Decentralized Conflict: Introduction; Literature review; Dharavi redevelopment plan: contested intentions; PMGP and SPARC: the battle over Markandeya; Conflicts between SPARC and the private contractor; Uncivil society: distrust between SPARC and the community; SPARC's new role as a developer; Reexamining NGOs in housing delivery; Decentralization and centralization in housing delivery. Demolition and Redevelopment: Introduction; Literature review: tenure legalization; The physical structure of properties in Dharavi; Slum upgrading and slum redevelopment; Change in property rights and property attributes; High land values and medium-rise living; Slum redevelopment and tenure legalization; Demand-driven or supply-driven development. Financing Slum Redevelopment: Introduction; Literature review: markets and partnerships; State finance for redevelopment; Private capital from the non-profit and the for-profit sectors; Institutional responses to the scarcity of finance; Private and public roles. Enabling Slum Redevelopment in Mumbai: The Mumbai experience; An analytical framework for upgrading; The paradox of enabling; Future research; Squatters as developers; Appendices: Appendix 1 - list of interviewees; Appendix 2 - property values in Mumbai; Appendix 3 - Scion Shivaji Nagar CHS; Appendix 4 - Markandeya CHS: annexure II, SRD application; Appendix 5 - Cost estimate of the Rajiv Indira CHS; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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