Theorizing the City The New Urban Anthropology Reader

ISBN-10: 0813527201
ISBN-13: 9780813527208
Edition: 2000
Authors: Setha M. Low
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Description: This text presents 12 cross-cultural case studies, written from an anthropological perspective, focussing on the analysis of space and place. They present theory and research on urban poverty, racism, globalisation, and architecture.

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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 11/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

This text presents 12 cross-cultural case studies, written from an anthropological perspective, focussing on the analysis of space and place. They present theory and research on urban poverty, racism, globalisation, and architecture.

Acknowledgments and Permissions
Introduction. Theorizing the City
The Divided City
The Changing Significance of Race and Class in an African American Community
Creating Family Forms: The Exclusion of Men and Teenage Boys from Families in the New York City Shelter System, 1987-1991
Fortified Enclaves: The New Urban Segregation
The Contested City
Spatializing Culture: The Social Production and Social Construction of Public Space in Costa Rica
Landscape and Power in Vienna: Gardens of Discovery
The Global City
Personal Relations and Divergent Economies: A Case Study of Hong Kong Investment in South China
Wholesale Sushi: Culture and Commodity in Tokyo's Tsukiji Market
The Modernist City
The Modernist City and the Death of the Street
The Power of Space in the Evolution of an Accra Zongo
The Postmodern City
Making Place in the Nonplace Urban Realm: Notes on the Revitalization of Downtown Atlanta
Discourses of the City: Policy and Response in Post-Transitional Barcelona
Spatial Discourses and Social Boundaries: Re-imagining the Toronto Waterfront
Biographical Notes
Index

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