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Title Urban theory beyond the West : a world of cities / edited by Tim Edensor and Mark Jayne

Publ Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCE Main Collection  HT113 .E44 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT113 .E44 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HT113 .U73 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 382 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-371) and index
Contents Introduction: urban theory beyond 'the West' -- No longer the subaltern: refiguring cities of the global south -- China exceptionalism? Unbounding narratives on urban China -- Urban theory beyond the 'East/West divide'? Cities and urban research in postsocialist Europe -- Urbanism, colonialism, and subalternity -- Governing cities without states? Rethinking urban political theories in Asia -- Public parks in the Americas: New York City and Buenos Aires -- An illness called Managua: 'extraordinary' urbanisation and 'mal-development' in Nicaragua -- The concept of privacy and space in Kurdish cities -- The networked city: popular modernizers and urban transformation in Morelia, Mexico, 1880-1955 -- Distinctly Delhi: affect and exclusion in a crowded city -- Shanghai borderlands: the rise of a new urbanity? -- Contemporary urban culture in Latin America: everyday life in Santiago, Chile -- Urban (im)mobility: public encounters in Dubai -- Reality tours: experiencing the 'real thing' in Rio de Janeiro's favelas -- Modern warfare and theorization of the Middle Eastern city -- Reading Thai community: reformation and fragmentation -- Urban political ecology in the global south: everyday environmental struggles of home in Managua, Nicaragua -- Spectral Kinshasa: building the city through an architecture of words -- Afterword: a world of cities
LC subject Urbanization -- Philosophy
City planning -- Philosophy
Urban geography
Political geography
Political ecology
Add Author Edensor, Tim, 1957-
Jayne, Mark, 1970-
ISBN 9780415589758 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415589754 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415589765 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415589762 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780203802861 (ebk.)
0203802861 (ebk.)