Karen Coelho Visiting Scholar

Assistant Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India

Quadrant: Global Cultures

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Karen Coelho is an Assistant Professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India, where she specializes in urban governance and reforms. Her research interests include urban collective action, reforms, and water policy.

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Contact Information

Address:
Madras Institute of Development Studies
79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Email:
karenc@mids.ac.in
Phone:
0091-44-24412589
Fax:
0091-44-24910872
Web:
http://www.mids.ac.in/karenc.htm

Selected Publications

"The Slow Road to the Private: A Case Study of Neoliberal Water Reforms in Chennai," in Water Governance in Motion: Towards Socially and Environmentally Sustainable Water Laws, edited by P. Cullet, A. Gowlland-Gualtieri, R. Madhav, and U. Ramanathan.Cambridge University Press, 2010: 80-108.

"Tapping In: Leaky Sovereignties and Engineered (Dis)Order in an Urban Water System," in Sarai Reader 06: Turbulence, edited by Monica Narula, Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Ravi Sundaram, Jeebesh Bagchi, Awadhendra Sharan + Geert Lovinket. Centre for the Study of Developing Societies: 497-509.

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