Seeing Mumbai Through Its Hinterland: Entangled Agrarian-Urban Land Markets in Regional Mumbai
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CitationBalakrishnan, Sai. "Seeing Mumbai through Its Hinterland: Entangled Agrarian-Urban Land Markets in Regional Mumbai." Economic & Political Weekly, March 24, 2018.
AbstractThe “money in the city, votes in the countryside” dynamic meant that in the past, agrarian propertied classes wielded enough power to draw capital and resources from cities into the rural hinterland. However, as cities cease to be mere sites of extraction, agrarian elites have sought new terms of inclusion in contemporary India’s market-oriented urban growth, most visible in the endeavour of the political class to facilitate the entry of the “sugar constituency” into Mumbai’s real estate markets.
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