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Split City Body

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines experiences of separation and how they become expressed with reference to the city's hardware: its bridges, police posts, roadside temples, and the use of interstitial space for ... More


Space, Time, and Touch: Philosophical Dimensions of Urban Consciousness

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/9780823226627.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the philosophical dimensions of urban experience and consciousness in America. It explains the difference between the concepts of ... More


Streets

Mark Brown

in Paul Auster

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073960
eISBN:
9781781700945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073960.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the three main themes of language, writing and New York. It studies New York for the ways the characters, particularly Quinn in ‘City of Glass’, relate to the urban experience. ... More


City Life and Modern Experience

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the urban experiences of several young rural women working in Phnom Penh—experiences that are usually defined by contrast with the traditional village life these women have left ... More


Strangers, Neighbours, and Political Order in The South Asian City

T.B. Hansen

in Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This essay underlines the significance of taking the story of South Asian cities like Bombay (now Mumbai) seriously, not merely for understanding the specificities of South Asian urbanization, ‘a ... More


Introduction

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter aims to understand the differences and similarities in rural–urban migration and urban employment of young Cambodian women. It examines the interrelationships among ... More


Soho Nights

Anna Cottrell

in London Writing of the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474425643
eISBN:
9781474438704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425643.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

For the author who had grown tired of the frenetic life of the West End, the teashops and the red-lipped girls, Soho seemed to be the natural refuge. As the West End’s shabbier cousin, tucked away in ... More


Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Mark Swislocki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the unique significance that the Chinese people attach to their country's many distinct regional foods, as well as the shifting roles that Western food plays in urban life. The ... More


Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Veronika Fuechtner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258372
eISBN:
9780520950382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258372.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside ... More


Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Andrew Thacker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This innovative book examines the development of modernism in four European cities: London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna. Focusing upon how literary and cultural outsiders represented various spaces in ... More


Introduction

Felix L. Armfield

in Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036583
eISBN:
9780252093623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036583.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter lays out a brief biography of Eugene Kinckle Jones and his work in black social reform, including his affiliation with the National Urban League (NUL). It laments the lack ... More


Frank O'Hara Now: New Essays on the New York Poet

Robert Hampson and Will Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781846312311
eISBN:
9781846316067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316067
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Frank O'Hara's writing is central to any consideration of twentieth-century American poetry. This book asks why O'Hara remains so important to twenty-first-century readers and writers of poetry. The ... More


Introduction

Avner de Shalit

in Cities and Immigration: Political and Moral Dilemmas in the New Era of Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833215
eISBN:
9780191871443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833215.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Immigration should be discussed within the context of the city rather than the state because cities are now quite autonomous political entities and because nearly all immigrants settle in cities. ... More


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