Demographics

Sex and the City: Changing Gender Relations under Globalization

Presented at the Forum of Center for Globalization Studies in an Urban World

Globalization in India: Commuters in Mumbai #4

29 year old Selina Uttankar begins her journey from the small fishing village of Manori at 04.45, early enough to get to the main fish market to sell her goods. Travelling by ferry, autorickshaw, train, bus and on foot through the city's streets and beach front, she makes the 12-hour return journey through Elphinstone and Bandra to sell seafood three times each week.

Globalization in India: Commuters in Mumbai #2

Mohammed Muslim, 70, begins his 14 hour day in Colaba, in South Mumbai and delivers to Cuffe Parade, Post Office, Badhwar Park and Colaba Market. His packages range from post and paper to plastic and bread. A cyclist in what is becoming more and more a landscape of cars, Muslim navigates the busy roads, interchanges and pedestrian blocked neighbourhoods on bike and by foot covering over 25 km every day.

Globalization in India: Commuters in Mumbai #1

Lajja Shah, the 27 year old fashion stylist navigates the streets of Mumbai managing several key meetings during the day, and making extensive use of her mobile phone. Travelling over 36 km through the private toll road of Aarey Colony, to Marol, Andheri, Mahalaxmi, Bandra and Khar by autorickshaw, train, local taxi, on foot and by private car, Lajja ends her day at 22.00 at a major fashion show in Kalina.

200 Years that Changed the World

Gapminder is non-profit think tank that presents global development data in a visually interesting way. This interactive data set provides insight into the demographic effects of global events from the previous two centuries,

Sustainable Cities

Introducing The Power of Cities, a TED Theme

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an annual conference-holding entity, holding conferences on themes related to three areas of technology, entertainment, and design. It is owned by The Sapling Foundation, which aims to disseminate ideas and expert knowledge.