Through the research of Indian metropolises, this quantity evaluations the truth of “entrepreneurial governance” that has emerged as a big city improvement perform in towns of the worldwide south. In neoliberal India, using administration rhetoric in city improvement has speedily resulted in the expansion of urban/peri-urban buildings and areas which are supposedly “smart” and “entrepreneurial”, that are networked inside of worldwide structures of creation, finance, know-how/ telecommunication, tradition and politics.
Through assorted empirical facts from India, quite from the metropolises of recent Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai, this quantity makes a speciality of the fallout of the deployment of “entrepreneurial governance” practices at nationwide, nation and native degrees. best, it explores the influence of particular institutional and organizational reorientations and altering city spatial landscapes on the neighborhood point; secondly, it discusses the socio-economic implications of rollback of the country and involvement of non-state enterprises in governance as a part of city entrepreneurialism; extra, it discusses the law of city improvement initiatives through neighborhood governments and the impression of "entrepreneurial governance" for voters, frequently leading to social exclusion and inequality. ultimately, it explores the inherent contradictions inside of political and institutional landscapes that may be defined as “entrepreneurial”.
Written through students from different disciplinary backgrounds, and targeting diversified features of entrepreneurial governance in Indian metropolises, this publication is of curiosity to researchers of city politics, public coverage, city sociology, anthropology, city geography, making plans and architecture.