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Sites of entitlement: claim, negotiation & struggle in Mumbai | Review

Informal and Formal Settlements (Indian Context)

Overview: Understanding the basic need & fundamentals  The way fundamental organizations should be, and the way they are experienced by the general population dwelling in informal settlements is totally different. By and large, lawful and strategy structures are considered as sites of entitlement (Colin McFarlane and Renu Desai) to fundamental foundation and administrations, yet these

Planning and Informality in India by Avnika Nagar

Planning and Informality - slum

DOMINANT VISION Urban informality is a characteristic trait of third world countries and the discourse around it has evolved considerably. A dominant view around the notion of informality was that it is generally the poverty struck urban poor and the migrants (Georg Simmel) living in slums who fall into the category of informal (Robert Perk).