Book Reviews

Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India’s Urban Slums 

Squatter settlements dot the cities of the Global South, but they exhibit uneven access to public goods. Auerbach tackles this puzzle in Demanding Development, painting a revealing portrait of local claims making and problem-solving networks in India’s urban slums. In doing so, the author speaks to a central problem of development as public resources for infrastructure are limited and accessed through a complex web of political relationships. Read More

November 11, 2021 // 0 Comments