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The Geography of the Internet: Networked Places

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores the contours of the space created by networks and focuses on the geography of the Internet itself. It then evaluates the influence of information, communication, and ... More


Dissociation between Verbal and Pointing Responding in Perspective Change Problems

RANXIAO FRANCES WANG

in Functional Features in Language and Space: Insights from Perception, Categorization, and Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264339
eISBN:
9780191718519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264339.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Predicting the outcome of spatial transformations, such as viewpoint changes, is very important in everyday life. It has been shown that it is very difficult to point to where an object would be as ... More


Western China on Screen: An Urban Exploration

Hongyan Zou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477857
eISBN:
9781399501682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477857.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines how films set in western China have represented cities since the 1980s by drawing on spatial theories first proposed by Henry Lefebvre and further developed in Edward Soja’s ... More


Pyramids and Alleys: Global Dynamics and Local Strategies In Giza

Petra Kuppinger

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The pyramids in Giza have constituted a dramatic point of interest for colonial and postcolonial tourism, Western cultural imaginations, national-development and state-promotion projects, as well as ... More


Perpetual Reducción in a Land of Frontiers

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Maya were highly organized before the arrival of the Spanish—especially prior to but also after the demise of the Mayapán confederacy in the mid-thirteenth century. Given the accumulated ... More


Introduction

Madeleine Yue Dong

in Republican Beijing: The City and Its Histories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230507
eISBN:
9780520927636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230507.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of Republican Beijing. The book brings together the political, economic, social, and cultural forces in ... More


Introduction: The articulated skeleton

Naomi Roux

in Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296.00007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction provides a theoretical framework for the book’s examination of the intersection between public memory, public space and urban transformation. In South Africa, as elsewhere, the ... More


A Pair of Queens: La Reina de Los Angeles, the Queen City of Charlotte, and the New (Latin) American South

José L. S. Gámez

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the “invisible terrain” occupied by new Latina/o migrants in East Los Angeles and Charlotte, North Carolina. In East L.A., established Latina/o residents and new migrants ... More


A Gentle Revolution

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how intellectuals—in the Arabic press and in the Arabic theater—reached to the spatial and sensorial transformation of Cairo and the work of the khedivate. The intellectual ... More


Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good (Trust) Deeds: Parsis, Risk, and Real Estate in Mumbai

Leilah Vevaina

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of the introduction and use of specific legal and municipal instruments on communal and urban spatial transformations by focusing on the communal real estate of the ... More


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