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7188 -- AHUJA, RAVI & CHRISTIANE BROSIUS (Eds.)

Mumbai Delhi Kolkata. Annäherungen an die Megastädte Indiens
Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag 2006
310 pp., Euro 19.80; ISBN 3-937603-07-0
Keywords: megacities, cities in India, urban development, poverty in cities, colonialism and urban space, garbage and cities, British colonialism, cinema in India, Bollywood, Hindu nationalism

Mumbai Delhi Kolkata. Approaching the megacities of India
The articles discuss either arranged according to topics or in ethnographic case studies integration and exclusion, unimaginable wealth and severe poverty closely together, cultural vitality and reckless commercialization, high technology and minimum wages and illegal labor in a theoretical framework focusing the organizsation and negotiation of urban space.

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