Action Orientation: All these government and non-government organizations mentioned above are working towards the eradication of slums in Mumbai city. The third type of question that arises in a critical spatial thinking framework is understanding the powers that different actors or organizations have and how effectively they can act on urban issues of slums in
Local response to the issue: The understanding of the communicative processes provides people with opportunities to identify and recognize, share interests and grievance or develop collective strategies to express their concerns (Barnett, 2008). The issue of slums in Mumbai city if viewed as a distinctive form of the social organism is associated with the displacement
Any city goes through an urban process and is directly related to its causal, communicative and action-oriented dimensions of critical spatial thinking framework. The Framework helps us to identify this relation as to how people gather together, live and work, what are the issues faced by them. In the case of Mumbai slums, the framework
Introduction: Internationally, Mumbai is the financial and commercial capital; forming a Gateway of India, and the powerhouse of the country (SECOA). It has emerged as a major international city of the 21st century with the capacity to encourage the growth and business with market-let economic liberalization policies in place. Mumbai city is strategically located for
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).