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M. A. Jinnah Road (Part II)

1996 – Arif Hasan Initiated and supervised the photographic documentation of M. A. Jinnah Road. This was done to record Karachi’s built heritage which was being threatened by the elevated light-rail project through this historic artery of the city.

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  • Impacts of Economic Crises and Reform on the Informal Textile Industry in Karachi

    21 April, 2015

    To date, no empirical research has examined the local impacts of economic crises and reform on cities in Pakistan, including Karachi. This study addresses this gap by examining how the textile industry – as one...

  • Karachi – The Land Issue

    26 March, 2015

    This book deals with the history, evolution, and present day realities around who owns land, its legal and illegal acquisition, land-use conversions and development

  • Evaluation of the work of the People’s Dialogue and South African Homeless People’s Federation

    21 August, 1998

    The stated objective of both the People’s Dialogue (PD) and the Homeless People’s Federation (HPF) is to capture and expand the space that is available in the political process to the disadvantaged groups in South Africa. This space has been made available by the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.

  • Participatory Development

    01 January, 2010

    The Story of the Orangi Pilot Project-Research and Training Institute and the Urban Resource Centre, Karachi, Pakistan This book describes Karachi-based projects which have used a successful model of participatory development. It consists of three parts. Part one...

  • Karachi Waterfront Projects

    08 May, 2008

    Project Descriptions, Civil Society Concerns and Developers’ Profiles Preamble Several waterfront development projects have been proposed for the coastal city of Karachi. These include the Sugarland City, the sale of islands for the development of...

  • Berlin Impressions: Occidentalism?

    21 March, 2011

    15 March 2011: Berlin Tegel Airport: Going back to Karachi after spending 11 days as Kamran’s guest at the Wissenschaftskolleg. It was not my first visit to Berlin but since it was a long one,...

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