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Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Anne Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Twenty-first century urbanization signals unprecedented challenge as well as unprecedented transformative potential. Anchoring its case studies to Asia, this volume uses an “ecologies of urbanism” ... More


Culture as the Denial of Creation

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The new science, as well as modern developments in culture such as urbanization, industrialization, technology, consumerism, and the philosophical “turn to the self,” have made it much more difficult ... More


An Afterview

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Very little is known about the New Territories before 1899. It was with the foundation of the Great City of Hong Kong in 1841 that the villagers found themselves close to an urban centre. From 1899, ... More


The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City

Reinhold Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901189
eISBN:
9781452955391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901189.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Urban Apparatus analyzes urbanization and the contemporary city in aesthetic, socioeconomic, and mediapolitical terms. Its main argument is that understanding the city as infrastructure (i.e. ... More


Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia

Max Hirsh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816696093
eISBN:
9781452955148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696093.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Airport Urbanism studies the exponential leap of global air traffic since the 1980s and its implications for the planning and designing of five East and Southeast Asian cities. Focusing on the ... More


God’s Revenge

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about the massive processes of urbanization in the developing countries, when religious peasants brought their feelings in the cities.


Human System: Population, Development, and Environment

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the relationship between population growth and the natural environment as mediated through economic development. It discusses both the classical and the neoclassical theories of ... More


Introduction: Places of Nature in Asian Cities and Towns

Anne Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the “ecologies of urbanism” analytic employed by contributors to this volume. Unlike a singular ecology that might suggest a unified experience of urban nature, this approach ... More


The Speed of Place and the Space of Time: ­Toward a Theory of Postcolonial Velo/city

Peter Hitchcock

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are a number of reasons why an understanding of speed is vital to postcolonial critique, from how to read rates of ecological catastrophe (Rob Nixon’s Slow Violence) to unpacking the scalar ... More


Frontier Markets Are the New Emerging Markets

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Traces the path of evolution of yesterday’s frontier markets into today’s mainstream emerging markets and describes how today’s frontier markets are on a similar path.


After Babel: Journeying toward Cosmopolis

Fred Dallmayr

in Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter three continues the discussion of cosmopolitanism by reviewing the preconditions needed for any possible cosmopolis. Starting from the biblical story of the tower of Babel and ensuing the ... More


State and Bedouin Policies and Plans

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Among the most contested facets of the conflict between the state and the Bedouins are land ownership and recognition of 46 “unrecognized” or partly recognized localities. This chapter completes the ... More


Conclusion

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter presents an epilogue which revisits the al-‘Uqbi case, and then presents the conclusion, dealing with the possible transformation of the DND into transitional justice. The chapter ... More


Finessing the Interval

Michael Fisch

in An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo's Commuter Train Network

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226558417
eISBN:
9780226558691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558691.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Chapter one traces the emergence of operation beyond capacity in Tokyo’s commuter train network as a schema of operation that evolves in conjunction with rapid urbanization over the course of a ... More


The Marriage of Humor and Anxiety

Katherine Roeder

in Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039607
eISBN:
9781626740112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039607.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter six addresses McCay's treatment of modern life as a source of anxiety. Whereas the fantasia of Little Nemo contributed to the rising consumerist aesthetic, Dream of the Rarebit Fiend, ... More


Deepening Our Understanding of Rights Realization through Disaggregation and Mapping: Integrating Census Data and Participatory GIS

Rimjhim Aggarwal and LaDawn Haglund

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the authors explore the possibilities offered by Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in integrating diverse kinds of data at different jurisdictional levels, and mapping and ... More


. Invisible Cities, Visible Cinema: Illuminating Shadows in Late Film Noir

Tom Gunning

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, written by Tom Gunning, pursues the relentless immersion, at street level, of the urbanite in a city doubly composed of the seen and unseen, image and shadow. Making evident what the ... More


Population Growth and Structure

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

in An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The impact of births, deaths and migration on the growth of the population of São Paulo is examined. The causes for the changing levels of fertility and mortality are studied, as well as the social ... More


International Concessions and the Modernization of Tianjin

Zhang Chang and Liu Yue

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Tianjin had the largest number of foreign concessions in Asia; the built environment and its European management served as a model for Chinese municipal authorities in their quest for reforms and ... More


The Emergence of Sexology in Early Twentieth-Century Germany

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on three specific factors pivotal to the emergence of sexology in Germany during this time: the vaunted status and increasingly important political role of science and medicine; ... More


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