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Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

AbdouMaliq Simone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

By examining the ways in which the central city of Jakarta continues to accommodate different practices of life and types of residents, the book attempts to reframe the conventional discussion and ... More


The Near-South: Between Megablock and Slum

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Offers a theoretical formulation that not only explores the ways in which major metropolitan areas of the Global South remain near to the conditions of urbanization usually associated with this ... More


Introduction: Rehearsal for an Urban Commons in Jakarta

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Introduces literature on Jakarta and Indonesia salient to the book’s work and through the lens of a long, turbulent history of efforts to forge experiences of commonality.


Devising Relations: Markets, Streets, Households, and Workshops

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

People figure themselves out by figuring arrangements of materials, of designing what is available to them in formats and positions that enable them different vantage points. What is possible for ... More


The Urban Majority: Improvised Livelihoods in Mixed-up Districts

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Considers districts where people of different backgrounds operate in close proximity to each other, and where the proximity means different thing—sometimes closeness, sometimes distance, ... More


Endurance: Risking the Familiar

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

If communities and institutions are to endure, they must constantly draw bridges between what they do and what others are doing. This is not a bridge that links distinct entities into a common ... More


Conclusion: Reimagining a Commons

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Sums up the contributions of this study of Jakarta to future urban work. How the efforts of residents constitute a way of continuously reimagining the ability to operate in concert. How discovering ... More


Inventive Policy: Integrating Residents into Running the City

AbdouMaliq Simone

in Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How to inculcate the sensibility that whatever people are doing, they are doing the work of the city, that they are emitting contributions that could be recognized somewhere, and that the job of ... More


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