Self-Segregation & Representations of Poverty in Upper-Class Delhi

6 December 2016
Self-Segregation & Representations of Poverty in Upper-Class Delhi
Full video of the workshop

Watch the full video of the workshop (above), where Jules Naudet analyses the contrast between the privileged and the poor in upper-class and upper-middle-class residents of the most socially selective areas of Paris, São Paulo and New Delhi.

Specifically discussing the New Delhi component of the comparative research, Naudet looks at self-segregation through five basic themes: insecurity and exposure to crime, hygiene and the risks of contamination, the attachment to a moral order that would need to be protected, the naturalisation of poverty, and the various valuations of competition and merit versus solidarity.

The question and answer session that followed can be accessed here. More information about the talk can be found on the event page.

The views shared belong to individual faculty and researchers and do not represent an institutional stance on the issue.

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