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Does Citizenship Abate Class? Evidence and Reflections from a South Indian City.

  title={Does Citizenship Abate Class? Evidence and Reflections from a South Indian City.},
  author={Ebony Bertorelli and Patrick Heller and Siddharth Swaminathan and Ashutosh Varshney},
  journal={Economic and political weekly},
  volume={52 32},
Drawing on data from a large household survey in Bangalore, this paper explores the quality of urban citizenship. Addressing theories that have tied the depth of democracy to the quality and effectiveness of citizenship, we develop an index of citizenship and then explore the extent to which citizenship determines the quality of services and infrastructure that households enjoy. Our findings show that citizenship and access to services in Bangalore are highly differentiated, that much of what… 

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