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Engaging Comparative Urbanism: Art Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Julie Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207057
eISBN:
9781529207064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The concepts employed to understand cities around the world are sourced form a limited set of urban experiences. Comparative urbanism seeks to address this problem, but has yet to offer concrete ... More


Market Imaginaries and the Horizons of Aspiration

Shaila Seshia Galvin

in Becoming Organic: Nature and Agriculture in the Indian Himalaya

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300215014
eISBN:
9780300258080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215014.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter turns from the basmati fields of the Doon Valley to Uttarakhand’s mountainous regions, in order to explore how organic quality catalyzes imaginations of new agricultural markets for ... More


The education system, aspiration and loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The normalised pressures which the current education system places on young people, into their twenties and beyond, mean that the regular summer reporting on the exam results of particular cohorts of ... More


Self-preservation to determination: the employment sector

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the extent to which not discrimination, but rather a desire for self-employment and economic independence, has frequently determined the overall performance and behaviour of ... More


On the Move

Alexia Bloch

in Sex, Love, and Migration: Postsocialism, Modernity, and Intimacy from Istanbul to the Arctic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713149
eISBN:
9781501709418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713149.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter opens emphasizing how recent refugee flows into Turkey and Europe, as well as intensified policing of migrants and general isolationism in Europe and America, suggest an immediate ... More


Cohering contradictions and manufacturing belief in Dreamfields’ ‘good empire’

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how Dreamfields’ rigid discipline is made palatable and even welcomed by promoting a belief in the institution, its methods and its benefits to individual, aspirational futures. ... More


A Culture of Immediatism: Co-optation and Complicity

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the desires produced by Angola’s oil wealth and analyses the material and symbolic effects of the post-war economic boom on the lives of Luandans. It does so by exploring the ... More


Housing in the Urban Age: Inequality and Aspiration in Mumbai

Nikhil Anand and Anne Rademacher

in Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139767
eISBN:
9789888180714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how certain slum dwellers in Mumbai access the housing opportunities offered by recent projects of the Slum Redevelopment Authority (SRA). Drawing on the work of activists, ... More


Variable but Durable Marginalities

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/9780199470655.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes the features of Jamia Nagar, Nizamuddin, and Taj Enclave. It takes forward the narrative of how in the overall logic of city as a vehicle of capital accumulation, segregation ... More


A Focus on Educucation

Daphna Oyserman

in Pathways to Success Through Identity-Based Motivation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195341461
eISBN:
9780197562581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195341461.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

American students aspireto getgood grades and succeed in college (Rosenbaum, Deil-Amen, & Person 2006; Trusty, 2000). This is true across the socioeconomic spectrum ... More


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