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Respect and city living: contest or cosmopolitanism?

Andrew Millie

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses city living which is considered as a contest of behavioural expectations, with different groups being more or less willing to have their expectations challenged. It considers ... More


Handsome Space: Governing through Flirting

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

“Handsome Space” analyzes a vision of security as a space-specific good that can best be achieved through the powers of aesthetics and affect. It is about the making of safe bubbles (i.e. bars, ... More


Aesthetic Belonging: The Latinization and Renewal of Union City, New Jersey

Johana Londoño

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/9780814784044.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the politics of aestheticizing urban places, focusing on a working-class suburban barrio outside New York City. During the past two decades Union City has been gradually ... More


Introduction

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces what the book means by “rule by aesthetics” and the practice of world-class city making. Using a set of opening vignettes to introduce the contemporary politics of slum ... More


Glass Without Feet: Dimensions of Urban Aesthetics

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the dimensions of urban aesthetics. It examines the relationship of humans with the world as natural and to the world as artifact or ... More


Nuisance Talk: From Sensory Disgust to Urban Abjection

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 3 traces how key representations of the slum are transformed from everyday neighborhood talk into an organizing lens for remaking the city. Drawing on fieldwork among activists in resident ... More


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