Tag: Periurbanisation in India

  • The Circulation of Toxicity Between Urban and Peri-urban Frontiers

    The Circulation of Toxicity Between Urban and Peri-urban Frontiers

    Using a flow-based approach, this article uses the example of water in Ghaziabad in an attempt to reveal how toxicity is circulated and re-circulated between the urban and the peri-urban.  Kartik Chugh Development and Peri-urbanisation Since the economic liberalization in 1991, India has experienced an upsurge in urbanization. In 2019, 34.5% of India‚Äôs total population…

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  • Whose City? Whose Commons?: Urbanization and the fate of (Peri) Urban Commons in India

    Whose City? Whose Commons?: Urbanization and the fate of (Peri) Urban Commons in India

    Factors such as urbanization have led to the depletion of Common Property Resources, affecting the livelihoods of many who depend on them for sustenance. Kartik Chugh(Research Intern, CUES-TIGR2ESS) The demise of CPRs Common property resources (CPRs) can be understood as natural resources of a community where every member has access and non-exclusive property/usage rights to…

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  • The Peri-Urban Interface: Development and land-use Politics

    The Peri-Urban Interface: Development and land-use Politics

    Kartik Chugh(Research Intern, CUES-TIGR2ESS) Towards Peri-urbanisation Through a Development Lens After decolonization, the world was divided into the developed and undeveloped world. The economic disparity between the First and the Third world generated the vision of development. Like many other developing countries, the Indian subcontinent after gaining independence initiated a Nationalist Development Project based on…

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