The Apartment Building in Bombay

PAPERS

Nikhil Rao, “House, But No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay in the 1930s” and “Caste, Community and the Cooperative Society: The Emergence of Dadar-Matunga as Ethnic Neighbourhood in Bombay” (chapters from dissertation in the Department of History, University of Chicago, 2006).

TEXTS

Meera Kosambi, Bombay in Transition: The Growth and Social Ecology of a Colonial City, 1880-1980 Chapters 1-4 and Chapters 5-8. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1986.

Robert E. Park, “The City: Suggestions for the Investigation of Human Behavior in the Urban Environment” (1915) in Robert Park, Ernest Burgess and Roderick D. McKenzie, eds., The City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967, pp.1-46 (chapter 1).

Ernest W. Burgess, “The Growth of the City: An Introduction to a Research Project” in Robert Park, Ernest Burgess and Roderick D. McKenzie, eds., The City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967, pp.47-62 (chapter 2).

Roderick D. McKenzie, “The Ecological Approach to the Study of the Human Community” in Robert Park, Ernest Burgess and Roderick D. McKenzie, eds., The City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967, pp.63-79 (chapter 3).

Paul G. Cressey, “The Taxi-Dance Hall as a Social World” (1932) in James F. Short, Jr., ed. The Social Fabric of the Metropolis: Contributions of the Chicago School of Urban Sociology, Chicago: Univesity of Chicago Press, 1971, pp.193-209.

William Foot Whyte, “Social Structure, The Gang and the Individual” (1943) in James F. Short, Jr., ed. The Social Fabric of the Metropolis: Contributions of the Chicago School of Urban Sociology, Chicago: Univesity of Chicago Press, 1971, pp.214-235.

Ulf Hannerz, “Chicago Ethnographers” in Exploring the City: Inquiries Towards an Urban Anthropology, New York: Columbia University Press, 1980, pp.19-48 (chapter 2).

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