Dialectical Anthropology

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 317–321 | Cite as

Comment on Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay’s “Politics of archiving: hawkers and pavement dwellers in Calcutta”



Informal Sector Informal Economy Informal Worker City Official Calcutta City 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA

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