Chapter 4. Biopolitics and the Urban Environment

  1. Stephen Legg

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712856.ch4

Spaces of Colonialism: Delhi's Urban Governmentalities

Spaces of Colonialism: Delhi's Urban Governmentalities

How to Cite

Legg, S. (2007) Biopolitics and the Urban Environment, in Spaces of Colonialism: Delhi's Urban Governmentalities, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712856.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156332

Online ISBN: 9780470712856

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Keywords:

  • Delhi's population;
  • Urban environment;
  • biopolitics;
  • biopower;
  • self-regulating citizens

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Population Expansion and Urban Disorder

  • Congestion Relief, Calculation and the ‘Intensity Map’

  • The Western Extension, Protest and Failed Relief

  • Slum Clearance and the Strictures of Imperial Finance