Rural and Urban land Systems

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Course TypeCourse CodeNo. Of Credits
Foundation ElectiveSBP2MB9442

Semester and Year Offered: 2nd Semester (Winter Semester 2019)

Course Coordinator and Team: Dr.K.Valentina

Email of course coordinator: valentina[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in

Pre-requisites: None

Aim: A public policy framework on Rural and urban land systems will enable us to understand concepts and case studies related land policies, administration, acquisition mechanisms and tenure right.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Understand a public policy framework in working of land systems of both Rural and Urban land systems.
  2. Analyse the mechanisms of planning City Planning, Smart cities, SEZ’s etc. Formulate simple and complex models using appropriate statistical tools
  3. Explore different models of waste management, infrastructural issues in Slums, policy frameworks in Real estate Business, etc
  4. Evaluate agrarian issues and distress, land and marginalities issues and social movements related to land.

Brief description of modules/ Main modules:

  • Introduction to Rural and Urban Land Systems
  • Historical Perspectives on land Acquisition Policies
  • Land Rights in Public Policy context in India
  • Inequalities and Land

Assessment Details with weights:

  • Mid Semester 40%
  • End semester 40%
  • Field Visit 10%(throughout semester)
  • Attendance/Class participation 10%

Reading List:

  • Harvey, David (1982) The Urban Experience, John Hopkins University.
  • Infrastructure 3i Network (2009) India Infrastructure Report 2009 Land- A Critical Resource to Infrastructure, OUP.
  • Sarkar, P.K. (2007). Law of Acquisition of Land in India: Including Requisition and Acquisition of Immovable property (2nd edition), Eastern Law House.
  • Modi, R.(2009) Beyond Relocation: The Imperative of Sustainable Resettlement, Sage India.
  • Somayaji, S., Talwar (2011) Development Induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India- Current issues and Challenges, Sage.