Understanding the tipping point of urban conflict : the case of Patna, India

Abstract

This report synthesizes the results of research into the dynamics of urban violence in Patna, the capital of the Indian state of Bihar. It contributes to a broader comparative research project on “Understanding the Tipping Point of Urban Conflict: Violence, Cities, and Poverty Reduction in the Developing World”, funded by a grant from the ESRC/DFID Joint Scheme for Research on International Development, and based at the University of Manchester, UK. The “Urban Tipping Point” (UTP) project is made up of four city case studies across Africa, Asia, and Latin America: Nairobi in Kenya, Dili in Timor Leste, Patna in India, and Santiago in Chile.

Citation

Rodgers, D.; Satija, S. Understanding the tipping point of urban conflict : the case of Patna, India. (2012) 5 pp.

Understanding the tipping point of urban conflict : the case of Patna, India

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