In Bengaluru’s Gated Communities, New Forms of Civil Engagement are Emerging

Publication Type:

Journal Articles


Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 53, Issue 39 (2018)



By foregrounding the flows of water and waste through the analytics of seepage, smell, and sightings (of flies and buzzards), an ethnography of the gated community suggests an entangled and evolving relationship with its poorer neighbours.