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On spatial inequalities: theories to account for as witnessed in metropolitan extensions of Pune and Mumbai, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Pune, MS, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 9, Issue (1), Pages 24-29, January,14 (2020)

Abstract

Urbanisation and its consequent processes have been a significant part of sociological studies since the advent of the industrial revolution. Contemporary urbanisation is characterized by the mushrooming of extensions on the outskirts of the main metropolitan areas that see within them the proliferation of service industries, which ultimately drive growth for the region and state. This paper, by examining the property prices of such regions, seeks to draw trends of urban sociology as seen globally and apply them to areas of Pimpri Chinchwad and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra. It relies on data obtained from available indices and theories by academics of the field.

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