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Spatial segregation, real estate markets and the political economy of corruption in Lucknow, India

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A number of scholars have argued that discrimination against Muslims in India’s urban housing markets stems from long histories of Hindu–Muslim ‘communal’ violence, and that the resulting antagonism and discrimination against Muslim tenants and homebuyers leads to their permanent ‘ghettoisation’. In such accounts, the state is portrayed as absent and unable to provide ethnic minorities with a sense of security, so that disenfranchised Muslims seek out the ‘safety in numbers’ of segregated and...

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10.1177/0973174115602168

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SIAS
Journal:
Journal of South Asian Development
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
267-291
Publication date:
2015
DOI:
EISSN:
0973-1733
ISSN:
0973-1741
URN:
uuid:ae8e473c-3742-4868-a9ca-c61ff09e2bb9
Source identifiers:
599281
Local pid:
pubs:599281

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