Jaideep Gupte - Research Fellow
Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction
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Central and South Asia; Sub Saharan Africa; Bangladesh; India; Nigeria.
Dr Jaideep Gupte is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, where his research is on violence, vulnerability and conflict, with a particular geographic focus on South Asia.
He was formerly a Research Fellow at the Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai. Jaideep's areas of specialisation include (1) policing and security for development, and (2) vulnerability, violence and informal justice in urban slums. He occasionally contributes opinion pieces and reports to Indian national dailies.
Jaideep's training is in Politics (University of Oxford), Development Studies (IDS, University of Sussex), and Economics (Simon Fraser University). He has research experience in India, Bangladesh, and Nigeria.
Households Amidst Urban Riots: The Economic Consequences of Civil Violence in India
Published as part of the Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) series, the objective of this paper is to uncover the determinants of riot victimisation in India. The analysis is based on a unique survey collected by the authors in March-May 2010 in Maharashtra. More details
The Agency and Governance of Urban Battlefields: How Riots Alter Our Understanding of Adequate Urban Living
For the first time in close to 100 years, India reports higher population growth in its urbanised areas than across its vast rural landscape. However, a confluence of vast urbanisation and scarcity of resources has implied heightened levels of localised violence, centred in and around already impoverished neighbourhoods. This therefore has a disproportionate impact in further marginalising poor communities, and is at odds with the notion that cities are incontestably and inevitably the context of sustained poverty eradication. More details
What’s Civil About Intergroup Violence? Five Inadequacies of Communal and Ethnic Constructs of Urban Riots
The main question guiding this paper asks how our understanding of intergroup violence is altered when we explicitly engage with the agency to perpetrate violence at the individual level. More details
Urbanizing Citizenship: Contested Spaces in Indian Cities
Urbanizing Citizenship: Contested Spaces in Indian Cities More details
Extralegal Security and Policing for the Urban Dispossessed in Mumbai
Gupte, J., 'Extralegal Security and Policing for the Urban Dispossessed in Mumbai' More details
Civil Violence in India: Micro-Level Foundations and Welfare Consequences
Paper read at Ten Years of War against Poverty: What Have We Learned Since 2000 and What Should We Do 2010-2020?, 8-10th September, at Manchester, UK. It was produced as part of the The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC). This was an international partnership of universities, research institutes and NGOs, which completed its ten-year programme in 2011 More details
Civil Violence in Maharashtra: Micro-Level Foundations and Welfare Consequences
Published by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, this paper was presented at the 'Ten Years of War against Poverty' Conference in Manchester, UK on the 8 -10 September 2010. More details
Security Provision in Slum Re-Settlement Schemes in Mumbai: A Case Study of the Lallubhai Compound Settlement, Mankhurd
Linking Urban Vulnerability, Infra-Power and 'Communal' Violence: Extralegal Security and Policing in Nagpada, Mumbai
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