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Afterword: New Spaces of Urbanization

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents the elements of a reinvigorated approach to critical urban theory that could help decipher the multiplication of urban transformations within and beyond major metropolitan ... More


Urban Magic: Concluding Remarks

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the prospect of a deeper understanding of social interactions in urban settings as well as their significance for the functioning and future role of cities and regions. It ... More


Openings: The Urban Question as a Scale Question?

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

For over a century, the urban question has generated intense debate on matters of conceptualization, method, and interpretation. Since the 1990s, in the context of debates on post-Fordism, ... More


Between Fixity and Motion: Scaling the Urban Fabric

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

In what sense are scales socially produced and politically contested? Beginning in the 1970s, radical geographers offered a series of innovative approaches to this question, connecting it ... More


Extract from Diary Marginal Notes on the Soft Dialectics of Historic Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines some of the paradoxes, turf battles, opaque government policies, and weak governance through the saga of one nineteenth-century building in al-Darb al-Ahmar, as one of its ... More


Global City Formation and the Rescaling of Urbanization

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

Since the 1990s, the intellectual landscape of urban studies has been transformed through debates on global cities, which are widely viewed as basing points for an increasingly globalized ... More


New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Neil Brenner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

The urban condition is today being radically transformed. Urban restructuring is accelerating, new urban spaces are being consolidated, and new forms of urbanization are crystallizing. How can these ... More


A Thousand Layers: Geographies of Uneven Development

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

The question of uneven spatial development has long been a central concern for critical sociospatial theorists. But how, precisely, is the spatiality of this process to be conceptualized? Drawing on ... More


The Whiteness of Green: The Convergence of Colors

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the color white and its relationship with green. White is understood as the summation of all colors, rather than the absence of it. When designing with green, the charisma of ... More


A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Preeti Chopra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

It was the era of the Raj, and yet this book reveals the unexpected role of native communities in the transformation of the urban fabric of British Bombay from 1854 to 1918. The book demonstrates how ... More


An Arena of Abuses and Competing Powers: Rome in Cassiodorus’s Variae

Cristina La Rocca

in Italy and Early Medieval Europe: Papers for Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777601
eISBN:
9780191823152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777601.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Using Cassiodorus’s Variae (537–40), this chapter deals with Rome and its controversial image through one very important aspect of Theoderic’s political activity, his building policy. While in the ... More


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