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Jaideep Gupte - Research Fellow and Cities Cluster Co-Leader

Cities; Conflict and Violence
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Jaideep Gupte is a Research Fellow and a Leader of the Cities Cluster at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. He is also a convenor of the MA in Poverty and Development. Jaideep's research is on urban violence, poverty and development. He was formerly a Research Fellow at the Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai.

Other research interests and expertise include micro-level politics and economics of slum resettlement, informal justice/security in slums, and using GIS/GPS aided mobile data collection platforms for spatial research. He occasionally contributes opinion pieces and reports to Indian national dailies.

He has primary research experience in South Asia (India, Bangladesh, Nepal) and sub-Saharan Africa (Sudan, Nigeria).

Resilience as a Policy Narrative: Potentials and Limits in the Context of Urban Planning

Climate and Development (2017)

The aim of this paper is to analyse the emergence of the concept of 'urban resilience' in the literature and to assess its potentials and limitations as an element of policy planning. More details

Thematic Expertise:
Building Inclusive Secure Societies; Conflict Violence and Security; Urbanisation; Habitat III and New Urban Agenda; Youth Employment and Politics.

Related Programmes and Centres:
Addressing and Mitigating Violence; Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia.

Geographic Expertise:
Central and South Asia; Sub Saharan Africa; Bangladesh; India; Nigeria.