ANANYA ROY URBAN INFORMALITY PDF

This article examines contemporary understandings of the informal city and situates them in a broader history of ideas. It investigates why certain land uses and settlement patterns are designated as formal by the state while others are criminalized and maintained as informal, and considers the ownership and use of property, focusing on the splintered landscapes of spatial value that mark the metropolitan regions of the Global South. The article also proposes a conceptual framework for the study of urban informality. Keywords: informal city , land uses , settlement patterns , metropolitan regions , Global South , urban informality. Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

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This article examines contemporary understandings of the informal city and situates them in a broader history of ideas. It investigates why certain land uses and settlement patterns are designated as formal by the state while others are criminalized and maintained as informal, and considers the ownership and use of property, focusing on the splintered landscapes of spatial value that mark the metropolitan regions of the Global South.

The article also proposes a conceptual framework for the study of urban informality. Keywords: informal city , land uses , settlement patterns , metropolitan regions , Global South , urban informality.

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Two Views Of Urban Informality 2. Urban Informality as a Way of Life? The Informal State 4. The Politics of the Informal City References. Abstract and Keywords This article examines contemporary understandings of the informal city and situates them in a broader history of ideas.

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Territories of Poverty: Urban Informality in a Rearranged South-North World, by Prof. Ananya Roy

Nowadays, significant urban transformations of the new century are taking place in the developing world: How spaces of poverty are governed? How new theories of poverty shape interventions —especially those that seek to regularize relations of urban informality? Ananya Roy will analyze globally interconnected social movements that are imagining alternative understandings of land and shelter. Born in Calcutta, India , she holds a B. She is known for highlighting and bringing into focus the concepts of urban poverty in the global South, exploration of new frontiers of capital accumulation, and the examination of new formations of global urbanism. Her work also resonates with feminist and ethnographic methodologies and often draws upon post-colonial studies for theoretical inspiration. Please visit the conference website for further information.

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Lecture by Ananya Roy: Property as Simulacrum: Informality and Illegality in the Postcolony

This article examines contemporary understandings of the informal city and situates them in a broader history of ideas. It investigates why certain land uses and settlement patterns are designated as formal by the state while others are criminalized and maintained as informal, and considers the ownership and use of property, focusing on the splintered landscapes of spatial value that mark the metropolitan regions of the Global South. The article also proposes a conceptual framework for the study of urban informality. Keywords: informal city , land uses , settlement patterns , metropolitan regions , Global South , urban informality.

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