Tagged with Informality

Downtrodden a question mark!

Downtrodden a question mark!

In the last post (link), I was faced with an ah haan question of ‘what is the politics of informality?’ or rather what is my politics in studying urban informality. I have been trying to make my position clear in my own head. I tried to tie it together in a presentation to the ‘informality … Continue reading

Partial Cross-Section of a City

Partial Cross-Section of a City

Three women who came to the city of Delhi at three different points in its history, with three different backgrounds, and to three different settlement “categories”. All of them see their work as something which is making a difference, education, housing and food….yet three different positionalities…three kinds of differential access to resources…..three different ways of negotiating these differential access…. Continue reading