By Kanekanti Chandrashekar Smitha

Through the research of Indian metropolises, this quantity opinions the truth of “entrepreneurial governance” that has emerged as an important city improvement perform in towns of the worldwide south. In neoliberal India, using administration rhetoric in city improvement has swiftly resulted in the expansion of urban/peri-urban constructions and areas which are supposedly “smart” and “entrepreneurial”, that are networked inside international platforms of construction, finance, know-how/ telecommunication, tradition and politics.

Through different empirical facts from India, fairly from the metropolises of recent Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai, this quantity makes a speciality of the fallout of the deployment of “entrepreneurial governance” practices at nationwide, kingdom and native degrees. premier, it explores the impression of particular institutional and organizational reorientations and altering city spatial landscapes on the neighborhood point; secondly, it discusses the socio-economic implications of rollback of the nation and involvement of non-state organisations in governance as a part of city entrepreneurialism; additional, it discusses the rules of city improvement initiatives through neighborhood governments and the influence of "entrepreneurial governance" for voters, frequently leading to social exclusion and inequality. ultimately, it explores the inherent contradictions inside of political and institutional landscapes that may be defined as “entrepreneurial”.

Written via students from various disciplinary backgrounds, and targeting assorted points of entrepreneurial governance in Indian metropolises, this e-book is of curiosity to researchers of city politics, public coverage, city sociology, anthropology, city geography, making plans and architecture.

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