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Translating the Public in Colonial Punjab *

William J. Glover

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0051
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents a small number of legal cases from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in which the English term and concept ‘public’ was applied to a building or spatial practice in a ... More


Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Julian Agyeman, Caitlin Matthews, and Hannah Sobel (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The urban foodscape is changing, rapidly. Fish tacos, vegan cupcakes, gourmet pizzas, and barbeque ribs, and all served from the confines of cramped, idling, and often garishly painted trucks. These ... More


Research: From Practices of Dwelling to the Production of Space

Łukasz Stanek

in Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666164
eISBN:
9781452946658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666164.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on the engagement of Henri Lefebvre with the research of the Institut de sociologieurbaine (ISU) about the practices of dwelling (habitation) between the 1960s and early 1970s. ... More


Remaking Oakland’s Streets

Robert Lemon

in The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042454
eISBN:
9780252051296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042454.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines Mexican street food as a spatial practice that shapes the cultural landscape of Oakland, California. Community activist Emilia Otero fights for street food vendors’ right to ... More


Introduction

Julian Agyeman, Caitlin Matthews, and Hannah Sobel

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The urban food scape is changing rapidly. Food trucks, which are part of a wider phenomenon of street food vending, are an increasingly common sight in many cities throughout the United States and ... More


The Sovereign State: Spatial and Textual Politics in Early Modern Eurasian Courts

Heather L. Ferguson

in The Proper Order of Things: Language, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourses

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503603561
eISBN:
9781503605534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603561.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter demonstrates that qualities once thought to be unique to the Ottoman confederation were of a piece with other imperial strategies to affirm the power of the court amid disparate ... More


Introduction

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This introductory chapter summarizes this volume's arguments, as well as the particular case studies which will be the subject of each individual chapter. It also details the scope of the study, ... More


Counterpublic Spatial Practices of Muslim Civil Society

Jeremy F. Walton

in Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658977
eISBN:
9780190659004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658977.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 3 focuses on the spatial practices that emerge within and define Muslim civil society. It begins with two excursions/excurses that illustrate the state’s spatial practices of Islam: ... More


Deviations from the Known Route: Reading, Writing, Walking

in Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314780
eISBN:
9781846316203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316203.004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the politics and poetics implied by bodies moving through space in the works of Ciaran Carson. It suggests that Carson considers walking in the city as something that implies ... More


The Master Plan and Other Documents

Matthew S. Hull

in Government of Paper: The Materiality of Bureaucracy in Urban Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272149
eISBN:
9780520951884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272149.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the spatial organization of Islamabad as well as the separations and linkages that bureaucratic documentation creates between state and society. It details the “Master Plan” for ... More


Creating Connections Through Radical Practices

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter charts the growth of the political left in Los Angeles from the late nineteenth century into the twentieth century. It expands upon the preceding chapter’s examination of community ... More


Introduction: What Is Abolitionist Geography?

Martha Schoolman

in Abolitionist Geographies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680740
eISBN:
9781452948744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680740.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the archive of abolitionist spatial practices to show how literary abolitionism promotes geography as a key discourse of abolitionist political intervention. It ... More


The Quotidian Utopia of the Zohar

David Greenstein

in Roads to Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788335
eISBN:
9780804789684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788335.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The walking stories of the Zohar are its unique literary feature. Charting the motif suggests a consistent concern that connects various segments of the zoharic library, although recent scholarship ... More


Introduction

Linda Rui Feng

in City of Marvel and Transformation: Changan and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841065
eISBN:
9780824868062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841065.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction explains the important relationship between Chang’an and Tang literati writers, arguing that they serve as intermediary between the city and text. It gives a brief contextualized ... More


Event history approach to life spaces in French-speaking research

Françoise Dureau, Matthieu Giroud, and Christophe Imbert

in Researching the lifecourse: Critical reflections from the social sciences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317524
eISBN:
9781447317531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317524.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The focus of this chapter is the concept of life space, which uses a global and linked approach to mobilities to capture hybrid practices between residential and daily mobility (such as ... More


Arrival in the Wide Land

Martin D. Gallivan and Victor D. Thompson

in The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 discusses how the Virginia Algonquian landscape first coalesced as a result of population movements and social interactions involving different communities of hunter gatherers during the ... More


Prologue: Ways of the Place

John Patrick Taylor

in The Other Side: Ways of Being and Place in Vanuatu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833022
eISBN:
9780824869335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833022.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This prologue provides an overview of the book's key themes. This book focuses on the Sia Raga ways of the place—the dynamic shapes and trajectories that give form to their social, spatial, and ... More


Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey

Jeremy F. Walton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658977
eISBN:
9780190659004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658977.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey is an inquiry into the political practices of contemporary Turkish Muslim NGOs. Based on ethnographic research conducted in ... More


Bangladeshi Women and Gender Boundaries

Alisa Perkins

in Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how Bangladeshi American women and teenage girls in Hamtramck renegotiate conceptualizations of the public-private divide through ongoing interpretive and explorative spatial ... More


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