Village in the City: Residential Segregation in Urbanizing India

One of the normative promises of Indian urbanization is the potential breaking down of the
rigidities that characterize traditional caste hierarchies in an agrarian regime. The cross-section snapshot presented in this paper suggests that the degree of residential segregation
is uncorrelated with levels of urbanization. It reports high levels of segregation across a diverse
set of urban centres that include semi-urban settlements to arguably India’s most globalized
metropolis of over ten million residents, Bengaluru. Read the full article here:

Source: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

People Involved: Naveen Bharathi, Deepak Malghan, Andaleeb Rahman