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Colonial City

  • By: Nezar AlSayyad & Mrinalini Rajagopalan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Urban Studies
  • Edited by: Ray Hutchison
  • Subject:Urban Planning, Urban Sociology, Urban Studies

The human appropriation of resources—whether they be land, raw materials, or labor—is by nature a colonial act and, in this respect, urban settlement may be considered inherently colonial. ...

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