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Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Ipsita Chatterjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

Globalization is a much talked about subject in academic and non-academic circles; hence plenty has been written to understand it, describe it, and find conceptual tools to explain it. However, ... More


Mapping the Fantastic: Akshardham Temples in India

Ipsita Chatterjee

in Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

A cognitive map is, as Jameson indicated, a postmodern subject’s representation of her place in the world. Alienation happens when the postmodern subject is no longer able to map her position. The ... More


Coda: The Problématique of Envisioning the Ideal Delhi

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This brief chapter is an exercise in critical conjecture and is also meant to be an exercise in intellectual pessimism following Gramsci. I attempt to argue that inequality and segregation in the ... More


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