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Cairo as Regional/Global Economic Capital?

Leïla Vignal and Eric Denis

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the radical transformation of economic and social metropolitan topographies in Cairo that have recently led to the inversion of polarities and values. Most importantly, the ... More


Conclusion

in Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers three dominant social imaginaries that have taken hold in the contemporary setting. One is built around a particular fantasy of recognition, in which the bases of legitimacy of ... More


The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Andrea Muehlebach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in this book, it is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist transformation. Set ... More


Introduction: The Real Estate Turn in Asia’s Urban Politics

Gavin Shatkin

in Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter defines ‘urban real estate megaprojects’ as large, integrated, master planned, and commercially driven real estate developments that seek to fundamentally transform the urban fabric. It ... More


Taking the Struggle beyond the Workplace

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 4 suggests that workers in many recent campaigns aim to take the struggle beyond the workplace, to influence State policies and involve the public, to underline the connection between ... More


Comparing the Incomparable: Toward a Theory of Crisis Cities

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter introduces the theoretical frameworks of crisis cities and crisis-driven urbanization that will be deployed throughout the book to understand and explain analogous and divergent ... More


Conclusion: Lessons in the Wake of Crisis

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

The concluding chapter of the book highlights the authors’ empirical findings, connects them with recent scholarly debates on post-disaster redevelopment, crisis, and neoliberalism, and sums up the ... More


Racial Capitalism and Settler Colonialism

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins with an introduction to the paradox that the book examines: despite divergent trajectories of political change, South Africa and Palestine/Israel have experienced surprisingly ... More


South Africa and Palestine/Israel: Histories and Transitions

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the histories of settler colonialism and racial capitalism in South Africa and Palestine/Israel. Despite historical differences, South Africa and Israel governed similar social ... More


Bethlehem: Neoliberal Colonization

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the articulation of colonization and neoliberalization in the West Bank with a focus on the Bethlehem region. After a brief social history of Bethlehem, the chapter traces the ... More


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