Corpus ID: 195800663

From Formal-Informal to Emergent Formalisation : Fluidities in the Production of Urban Waterscapes

@inproceedings{Misra2014FromFT,
  title={From Formal-Informal to Emergent Formalisation : Fluidities in the Production of Urban Waterscapes},
  author={Kajri Misra},
  year={2014}
}
  • Kajri Misra
  • Published 2014
  • Urban waterscapes are understood to be a tapestry of formality-informality, but this categorical scheme needs closer interrogation. Its conceptual integrity, theoretical relevance and empirical viability have been questioned in its application to other phenomena, such as the organisation of economic activity, labour, land and housing. Is its use in characterising systems of water provision any less marked by similar issues? Do alternative understandings of the formal-informal, such as in… CONTINUE READING

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