Rajyashree N Reddy

 
Rajyashree N Reddy
Assistant Professor
HL536
(416) 287-7185

Research Interests: 

  • Geographies of waste and labour
  • Urban political ecology
  • Urban theory
  • Global urbanism
  • South Asia

Teaching Interests: 

  • Urbanization and development
  • Critical urban theory
  • Geographic thought

Awards and Grants: 

  • SSHRC Insight Grant, Fixing unruly flows: The infrastructures of wastewater in Bangalore, India. (2018-2023)
  • Connaught New Researcher Award, Connaught Fund, University of Toronto. (2013-15)

Publications: 

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  • Reddy, R. N. (2018) “The Urban Under Erasure: Towards a Postcolonial Critique of Planetary Urbanization” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 36(3): 529-539
  • Reddy, R.N. (2016) “Reimagining E-Waste Circuits: Calculation, Mobile Policies and the Move to Urban Mining in Global South Cities” Urban Geography 37(1): 57-76
  • Reddy, R.N. (2015). Producing abjection: E-waste improvement schemes and informal recyclers of Bangalore. Geoforum 62: 166-174
  • Reddy, R.N. (2013) Revitalising Economies of Disassembly: Informal Recyclers, Development Experts and E-Waste Reforms in Bangalore. Economic and Political Weekly XLVIII (13): 62-70
  • Gidwani, V & Reddy, R.N. (2011) Afterlives of "Waste": Notes from India for a Minor History of Capitalist Surplus. Antipode 43(5): 1625-1658

BOOKS & EDITED JOURNALS:

  • Journal Special Issue: “Placing planetary urbanization in other fields of vision” Peake, L., Patrick, D., Reddy, R. N., Sarp Tanyildiz, G., Ruddick, S., & Tchoukaleyska, R (Guest Eds.) Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Volume 26, June 2018.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • Reddy, R.N. (2017) “Jennifer Robinson” in Lathman, A and Koch, R eds Key Thinkers on Cities. Sage Publication
  • Reddy, R.N. (2010) "Bhopal, India Chemical Disaster." In Warf, B edited Encyclopedia of Human Geography

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

  • Peake, L., Patrick, D., Reddy, R. N., Sarp Tanyildiz, G., Ruddick, S., & Tchoukaleyska, R. (2018). Placing planetary urbanization in other fields of vision. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 36(3): 374-386.
  • Reddy, R.N. (2010) Book Review of Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asian Cities eds. Butcher, M and Velayutham, S in Social and Cultural Geography 11(3): 299-301

 

Affiliations: 

  • American Association of Geographers
  • Canadian Association of Geographers