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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


Conclusion: Everyday Cities, Exceptional Cases

Julie Ren

in The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Given the confluence of a vast body of research about urban China and the heated debates about urban theory, revisiting Park seems at first glance like an untimely, limiting tactic for setting a ... More


The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Ray Forrest, Julie Ren, and Bart Wissink (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2015, one hundred years passed since Robert Park penned his seminal article “The City: Suggestions for the investigation of human behaviour in the city environment” in the American Journal of ... More


Conclusion: Interpreting the Theoretical and Practical Implications of the Real Estate Turn

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/9781501709906.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter concludes by assessing the implications of the analysis in the preceding chapters for contemporary urban theory and urban planning and policy practice. The analysis focuses on four ... More


Introduction

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/9780199470655.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The introduction begins with acknowledging rapid urbanization in India and moves on to a brief historical account of Delhi and its Muslim residents. It agrees with the historians that the fate of ... More


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