Devra Waldman’s PhD Thesis Proposal

Abstract: My dissertation research will focus on the emergence, impacts and implications of gated, sport and leisure focused, residential developments being produced by an India-based property developer called M3M. While M3M currently has 17 projects under development, this dissertation study will concentrate on their current gated residential developments in Gurgaon, India – developments that are designed and implemented using golf and polo brands and identities as anchors. The study will be carried out using research techniques associated with what Burawoy (2000) refers to as multi-sited global ethnography.

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