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Kuldova, Tereza

Urban Utopias

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Urban Utopias—Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal India and Sri Lanka
Tereza Kuldova, Mathew A. Varghese

Part I. Futuristic Visions of Urbanity and Socio-Economic Expulsions

2. The Impossibility of World-Class Slum-Free Indian Cities and the Fantasy of ‘Two Indias’
Tara Dijk

3. Guarded Luxotopias and Expulsions in New Delhi: Aesthetics and Ideology of Outer and Inner Spaces of an Urban Utopia
Tereza Kuldova

4. Golden or Green? Growth Infrastructures and Resistance in Goa
Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Solano Jose Savio Silva

5.
Vikasanam: The Expansionist Choreography of Space-Making in Kerala
Mathew A. Varghese

6. Cities of Neoliberal Future: Urban Utopia in Indian Science Fiction Cinema
Shiju Sam Varughese

Part II. Urban Megalomaniac Visions and Heritage Utopias

7. Manifesting Sri Lankan Megalomania: The Rajapakses’ Vision of Empire and of a Clean Colombo
Øivind Fuglerud

8. A Modern Chakravartin: Mayawati’s New Buddhist Visual Culture
Melia Belli Bose

9. Past as a Metaphor in the New Utopian Imaginations of Heritage in Kerala
Rachel A. Varghese

10. Excavating the City: Metro Rail Construction and Imagination of Past in Contemporary Jaipur
Garima Dhabhai

Part III. Urban Queer Utopias and Bodily Expulsions

11. Utopia or Elsewhere: Queer Modernities in Small Town West Bengal
Paul Boyce, Rohit K. Dasgupta

12. Utopia Interrupted: Indian Sex/Gender Dissident Activism and the Everyday Search for a Life Worth Living
Caroline Osella

13. Queerness’s Domain?: Queer Negotiations, Utopian Visions and the Failures of Heterotopias in Bangalore
Jacquelyn P. Strey

14. Epilogue: The Promise of Urbanity—How the City Makes Life Worth Living
Robert Pfaller

Keywords: Social Sciences, Urban Studies/Sociology, Asian Culture, Social Anthropology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Urban Anthropology
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319476230
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-47622-3

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