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Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Brian Doucet (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Detroit has come to symbolise deindustrialization and the challenges, and opportunities, it presents. As many cities struggle with urban decline, racial and ethnic tensions and the consequences of ... More


The Contemporary City: A Critical Perspective

Karen Evans

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/9780853237976.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the position of the contemporary city in Britain today. It examines regenerated cities, divided cities and privatised cities. It concludes by discussing the possibilities and ... More


Beyond the Belle Époque: on the Border of a ‘Divided City’

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter covers the first two decades of the twentieth century, when a drastic Paris-inspired urban reform in the Old City helped to create the idea (and to an extent the reality) of ‘two Rios de ... More


Introduction: In Search of Things Past: Mapping Rio

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book offers new perspectives on the cultural history of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s capital from 1763 to 1960. Drawing on concerns and approaches from a variety of disciplines, as well as multiple ... More


Identity on Parade in Northern Ireland

Jonathan S. Blake

in Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces the history and political context of loyalist parades in Northern Ireland. It traces how parades have changed over the past two centuries in response to shifting political ... More


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