Pipe politics, contested waters : embedded infrastructures of millennial Mumbai

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Main Author: Björkman, Lisa, 1977- (Author)
Language:English
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Physical Description:xi, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Awards:Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and index.
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2015.
ISBN:9780822359500 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0822359502 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780822359692 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822359693 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822375210 (e-book)
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505 0 |a Introduction: embedded infrastructures -- "We got stuck in between" : unmapping the distribution network -- "The slum and building industry" : marketizing urban development -- "You can't stop development" : hydraulic shambles -- "It was like that from the beginning" : becoming a slum -- "No hydraulics are possible" : brokering water knowledge -- "Good doesn't mean you're honest" : corruption -- "If water comes it's because of politics" : power, authority, and hydraulic spectacle -- Conclusion: pipe politics -- Appendix: Department of Hydraulic Engineering. 
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