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Essays on population and space in India

Indian territory, from regional to local level, remains a fundamentally composite space, divided into varying segments of more homogeneous appearance. Closer analysis shows that these segments are themselves subdivided and that spaces and resources are unequally shared and often disputed among social groups. The chapters in this volume, each in its own way, illustrate the ubiquity of oppositions running across the regions, irrespective of the level of analysis chosen. The resulting image o...

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Map disclaimer: in spite of our efforts, the administrative boundaries shown on the maps in this volume may be neither correct nor accurate.

Published with the support of the Espace-Populations-Sociétés, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, U.F.R. de Géographie (Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France)

  • Éditeur : Institut Français de Pondichéry
  • Collection : Collection Sciences Sociales | 5
  • Lieu d’édition : Pondichéry
  • Année d’édition : 2000
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 28 septembre 2021
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9788184700978
  • EAN électronique : 9791036566622
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifp.9693
  • Nombre de pages : 256 p.
Christophe Z. Guilmoto et Alain Vaguet
Introduction : Spatial Contexts and Social Change

Part I. Demographic trends

Part III. Features of Indian urbanization

Odette Louiset-Vaguet
7. Indian City, Hindu City ?

Factors and Processes of Spatial Segregation

Véronique Dupont
8. The “Rurbans” of Delhi

Part IV. Health and epidemics in Cities

Florence Rihouey
10. Emergence of New Health Care Networks in India

Hyderabad, a Centre of Innovation

Part V. Women and minorities

Peter J. Atkins, J G. Townsend, Saraswati Raju et al.
11. A Geography of the Sex Ratio in India
Luc de Golbéry et Anne Chappuis
13. Underprivileged Minorities in India : Dalits and Tribals

A Cartographic Approach

© Institut Français de Pondichéry, 2000

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