The Resource The slow boil : street food, rights and public space in Mumbai, Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria, (ebook)

The slow boil : street food, rights and public space in Mumbai, Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria, (ebook)

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The slow boil : street food, rights and public space in Mumbai
Title
The slow boil
Title remainder
street food, rights and public space in Mumbai
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
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Language
eng
Summary
Street food vendors are both a symbol and a scourge of Mumbai: cheap roadside snacks are enjoyed by all, but the people who make them dance on a razor's edge of legality. While neighborhood associations want the vendors off cluttered sidewalks, many Mumbaikers appreciate the convenient bargains they offer. In The Slow Boil, Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria draws on his long-term fieldwork with these vendors to make sense of the paradoxes within the city and, thus, to create a better understanding of urban space in general. Much urban studies literature paints street vendors either as oppressed and marginalized victims or as inventive premoderns. In contrast, Anjaria acknowledges that diverse political, economic, historic, and symbolic processes create contradictions in the vendors' everday lives, like their illegality and proximity to the state, and their insecurity and permanence. Mumbai's disorderly sidewalks reflect the simmering tensions over livelihood, democracy, and rights that are central to the city but have long been overlooked. In The Slow Boil, these issues are not subsumed into a larger framework, but are explored on their own terms
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Midwest
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Anjaria, Jonathan Shapiro
Dewey number
647.95/54792
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
South Asia in motion
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  • Street vendors
  • Vending stands
  • Public spaces
  • Streets
  • Civil rights
  • Urban policy
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adult
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The slow boil : street food, rights and public space in Mumbai, Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780804799393
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891006
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remote
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11891006
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MWT11891006
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The slow boil : street food, rights and public space in Mumbai, Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799393
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891006
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891006
System control number
MWT11891006
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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