(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Disrupted futures : unpacking metaphors of marginalization in eviction and resettlement narratives

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, ROYAUME-UNI


By analyzing the urban subjectivities embedded in recurrent metaphors, the A. explores how people “make sense” of dispossession and ultimately, articulate their “place” in the city of Delhi. He argues that the utilization of metaphors in everyday language influences how people structure their relationships with the state, with other residents of the resettlement colony, and with the city itself, and captures the pervasive uncertainty of resettlement. Unpacking such metaphors as “guides” to thought and practice can contribute to theories on spaces of insecurity and performativity of the marginalized in the city


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no3 [pp. 757-772]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



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