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The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More


The Politics of Urban Violence: Comparisons and Next Steps

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter develops cross-case analyses of the politics of urban violence in Colombia to highlight how the variables and mechanisms identified in the analytic framework yield ... More


Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Kathryn Gleadle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of women's involvement in British political culture in the first half of the nineteenth century. It is based on extensive archival research, but also ... More


Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Jeffrey Helgeson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1983, black Chicagoans elected Harold Washington as the city’s first black mayor. In the process, they overthrew the white Democratic machine and its regime of “plantation politics.” This book ... More


Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Marcus Anthony Hunter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book revisits the Black Seventh Ward neighborhood and residents of W. E. B. DuBois’s The Philadelphia Negro over the course of the twentieth century. Through the dual lens of political agency ... More


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

Gavin Shatkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the past three decades, urban real estate megaprojects—massive, master planned, for profit urban developments—have captured the imagination of politicians and policy-makers across Asia. This book ... More


Power Plays: Alternative Performance Art and Urban Space in the Political Life of the City

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers artworks that incorporate text and images related to the institutional dynamics of the formation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic ... More


Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Peter van der Veer (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book highlights the creative and innovative role of urban aspirations in Asian world cities. It does not assume that religion is of the past and that the urban is secular, but instead points out ... More


The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

John Flint and Mike Raco (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The sudden onset of the credit crunch in 2008 and the subsequent recession in many national economies has opened up significant new challenges for policy makers and communities in cities across the ... More


The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900

Philip Ethington

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230019
eISBN:
9780520927469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230019.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book challenges the assumptions of several decades of urban history that treat American urban politics as the expression of social-group community experience. Instead, it maintains that ... More


Enhancing Spaces of Inclusion? Power, Participation in Governance and the Urban Regeneration Litany

Peris S. Jones

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the effects of ‘downscaling’ for governance and local policy interventions, which proposes the enhancement of spaces of inclusion in cities. It begins by examining the ... More


Nationalizing Urban Politics

Faith Hillis

in Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the internal political ecology of Kiev between the 1860s and early 1900s, in the process unearthing rather different patterns of political mobilization indicated in previous ... More


A Voice in Politics

Nicole P. Marwell

in Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Urban politics largely focus on a competition for critical resources: along with affordable, quality housing, residents of poor urban neighborhoods need parks, clean streets, safety, quality ... More


Corporate Power and Ethnic Patronage: Machine Politics in Oakland

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a baseline of economic, political, and social development in Oakland from the beginning of the twentieth century to 1920. It also discusses the structural and conjunctural ... More


Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society

Josh Pacewicz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226402550
eISBN:
9780226402727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the 1970s, American political parties and voters have diverged: politicians and party leaders have grown more polarized, while voters’ ambivalence towards the two parties and preferences for ... More


No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Chris Rhomberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Challenged by Ku Klux Klan action in the 1920s, labor protests culminating in a general strike in the 1940s, and the rise of the civil rights and black power struggles of the 1960s, Oakland, ... More


Insurgent Architects, Radical Cities and the Promise of the Political

Erik Swyngedouw

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Under a variety of generic names like Occupy!, Indignados, the Outraged, and others, a wave of deeply political protest is rolling through the world’s cities, whereby those who do not count demand a ... More


Urban Politics and the Los Angeles School of Urbanism

Michael Dear and Nicholas Dahmann

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Over the past two decades, critical engagements with the L.A. School have become increasingly common in geography, sociology, and urban studies as well as in American studies, anthropology, ... More


The Politics of Electoral Reform in New York City History

Daniel O. Prosterman

in Defining Democracy: Electoral Reform and the Struggle for Power in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195377736
eISBN:
9780199979158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377736.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 analyzes the nineteenth-century battles over government reform that precipitated the twentieth-century campaigns for proportional representation. This section positions the movement for ... More


Out of the Closets, into the Woods: the Post-Stonewall Emergence of Queer Anti-Urbanism

Scott Herring

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0015
Subject:
Art, Art History

RFD quarterly (once referred to as “Rural Fairy Digest”) was one of the first queer journals to extend the non-normative intersectional politics of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) to nonmetropolitan ... More


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