These two working papers, have been written by Rémi de Bercegol.
The first one, highlights how the studies of small towns can help to the global understanding of urban area. The second focuses on the Indian literature and raises the question of the adequacy of urban policies in the case of small towns. See the link below (French Version only).
Small town and urban studies
Small Indian towns in the shadow of the greatest one
A paper by Sirisha C. Naidu
Economic and Political Weekly October 15, 2011 vol XLVI no 42.
This paper is reviewing the book India’s new economic policy: a critical analysis edited by W. Ahmed, A. Kundu and R. Peet.
This book looks at the major effects of the economic liberalisation on the economic growth and the indian society. This present review focuses on three dominant thematics: urbanisation, the processes of development and environmentalism, and resistances to economic liberalisation.