Theorizing the City The New Urban Anthropology Reader
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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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 11/1/1999
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
|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|