Journal Articles and Book Chapters


Journal Articles

  1. “What is Urban about Critical Urban Theory?” Urban Geography, forthcoming
  1. “When is Asia?” Professional Geographer, forthcoming
  1. “Who is Afraid of Postcolonial Theory?” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, forthcoming.
  1. (with Eric Sheppard, Vinay Gidwani, Michael Goldman, Helga Leitner, and Anant Maringanti) “Urban Revolutions in the Age of Global Urbanism” Urban Studies, forthcoming in print.
  1. (with Stuart Schrader and Emma Shaw Crane) “The Anti-Poverty Hoax: Development, Pacification, and the Making of Community in the Global 1960sCities, published online, forthcoming in print.
  1. Slum-Free Cities of the Asian Century: Postcolonial Government and the Project of Inclusive GrowthSingapore Journal of Tropical Geography 35:1, 136-150.
  1. Ethnographic Circulations: Space-Time Relations in the Worlds of Poverty ManagementEnvironment and Planning A, 44, 31-41.
  1. Subjects of Risk: Technologies of Gender in the Making of Millennial DevelopmentPublic Culture, 24:1, 131-155.
  1. “Entrepreneurs of Millennial Capitalism” Antipode 44:2, 545-553 (as part of the symposium on Poverty Capital, edited by Matthew Sparke).
  1. “The Agonism of Utopia: Dialectics at a Standstill” Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, 13:1, 7-16.
  1. “Critical Transnationalism: Placing Planning in the World” Journal of Planning Education and Research, published OnlineFirst, April 20 2011, in print XX(X) 1-10.
  1. “Slumdog Cities: Rethinking Subaltern Urbanism” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 35:2, 223-238.
  1. “Urbanisms, Worlding Practices, and the Theory of Planning” Planning Theory, 10:1, 6-15.
  1. Civic Governmentality: The Politics of Inclusion in Beirut and Mumbai Antipode, 41:1, 159-179.
  1. Why India Cannot Plan Its Cities: Informality, Insurgence, and the Idiom of UrbanizationPlanning Theory, 8:1, 76-87.
  1. “The 21st Century Metropolis: New Geographies of Theory” Regional Studies, 43:6, 819-830.
  1. “Global Norms and Urban Forms: The Millennium Development Goals” Planning Theory and Practice 9:2, 251-274.
  1. “Post-Liberalism: On The Ethico-Politics of Planning” Planning Theory 7:1, 92-102.
  1. “The Location of Practice: A Response to John Forester” Development Southern Africa 24:4, 623-628.
  1. (with Nezar AlSayyad) “Medieval Modernity: On Citizenship and Urbanism in a Global Era” Space and Polity, 10:1, 1-20.
  1. Praxis in the Time of Empire Planning Theory, 5:1, 7-29.
  1. Urban Informality: Toward an Epistemology of Planning Journal of the American Planning Association, 71:2, 147-158.
  1. Paradigms of Propertied Citizenship: Transnational Techniques of AnalysisUrban Affairs Review, 38:4, 463-491.
  1. “A Public Muse: On Planning Convictions and Feminist Contentions.” Journal of Planning Education and Research, 21:2, 109-126.
  1. “Traditions of the Modern: A Corrupt View” Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, 12:2, 7-21.

Book Chapters

  1. “Bottom Billion Capitalism: How Informality Became a Global Market” in Informal Market Worlds: The Architecture of Economic Pressure. P. Mortenboeck and H. Mooshammer, eds. nai010 Publishers.
  1. “Governing the Postcolonial Suburbs” in Suburban Governance: A Global View. R. Keil and P. Hamel, eds. University of Toronto Press.
  1. “The Universal and Its Others: Reflections on 21st Century Planning” in Connections: A Festschrift for Patsy Healey. J. Hillier and J. Metzger, eds. Ashgate.
  1. “The Good City” in Cities and Social Change: Encounters with Contemporary Urbanism. R. Paddison and E.McCann, eds. London: Sage.
  1. “Worlding the South: Toward a Postcolonial Urban Theory” in The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South. S. Parnell and S. Oldfield, eds. Routledge.
  1. “Urban Informality: The Production and Regulation of Space” in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier.
  1. “The Inclusive City? A New Paradigm of Urban Planning in India?” in Inclusive Urban Planning: State of the Urban Poor. O.P. Mathur, ed. Government of India.
  1. “Urban Informality: The Production of Space and the Practice of Planning” in Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning. R. Weber and R. Crane eds. Oxford University Press.
  1. “Millennial Woman” in The International Handbook of Gender and Development. S. Chant, ed., Edward Elgar.
  1. “Poverty Truths: The Politics of Knowledge in the New Global Order of Development” in Crossing Borders: International Exchange and Planning Practices. P. Healey and R. Upton, eds. Routledge.
  1. “Informality and the Politics of Planning” in Conceptual Challenges for Spatial Planning. J. Hillier and P. Healey, eds. Ashgate.
  1. “Re-Forming the Megacity: Calcutta and the Rural-Urban Interface” in Megacities, Urban Form, Governance, and Sustainability. A. Sorensen and J. Okata, eds. Springer.
  1. “In Her Name: The Gender Order of Global Poverty Management” in Wages of Empire. A. Cabezas, E. Reese, and M. Waller, eds. Paradigm Books.
  1. “Global Histories: A New Repertoire of Cities” in New Global History and the City. E. Morss, ed. New Global History Press.
  1. “Nostalgias of the Modern” in End of Tradition? N. AlSayyad, ed. Routledge.
  1. “Marketized? Feminized? Medieval? Emerging Modes of Urban Governance” in J. Tulchin, ed. Democratic Governance and Urban Sustainability. Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center.
  1. “The Reverse Side of the World: Identity, Space, and Power” in Hybrid Urbanism: On Identity in the Built Environment. N. AlSayyad, ed. Westport: Praeger.