Bosman Batubara on Floods in (post-) New Order Jakarta

CO-Water Voice. Turning Water Conflicts into Co-productions by Prathiwi Putri

Episode notes

Bosman Batubara through his long research on Jakarta's floods and his personal reflection on rural-to-urban migration argues for a political ecology of urbanization. He has contributed greatly to the scholarship of urban water. I remember the debates organized by Bharat Punjabi, published by IJURR in 2015 to response to the important contribution of Karren Bakker, Privatizing Water. In these debates, one commentator Vinay Gidwani points at an area that could be improved in Karen Bakker's book, that is an analysis about the dialectic of city ... 

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