Empire Nation Part 3: From Barriers To Compartmentalisation

Local networks of cities could be catalysed in the conditions prevailing under the Covid-19 crisis. Might there be a way to make a virtue of the crisis-driven necessity of breaking up economic space?
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Empire Nation Part 2: Backward Cities Need Each Other

An account of the ideas of Jane Jacobs, who re-redefined economic development as the process whereby local networks of cities undertake import-replacing work
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Empire Nation Part 1: How India’s Internal Division of Labour is Colonial and What We Can Do About It

This essay outlines the difference between political and economic colonialism and suggests that India’s internal economic pattern might be described as colonial.
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