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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


Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Christine Hentschel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Security in the Bubble is about the struggles of urbanites to come to terms with life in the city as dangerous. This book examines newly emerging aesthetic, affective and inclusionary spatialities of ... More


Instant Space: Governing through Fleeing

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/9780816694310.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

“Instant Space” follows the personal crime-related “navigation” systems of urban residents when they circulate through the city. While handsome space embraces the powers of flirting (in place-bound ... More


Making Love to the City

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/9780816694310.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concluding chapter formulates a number of prospects and challenges to a scholarship committed to understanding and critiquing contemporary forms of urban security governance and emerging ... More


Unravelling the yarn of gentrification trends in the contested inner city of Athens

Georgia Alexandri

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 shows how gentrification is rising like a phoenix from the ashes of inner city ‘crisis’ in Athens. Gentrification dynamics in Athens are shown to operate at the micro-scale and enmesh in a ... More


Plenitude, Decrepitude, and Unruly Villagers: People Want a Community, But Not Like a Mohalla

Sanjay Srivastava

in Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

If New Gurgaon’s public spaces are imagined as the sites of plenitude through the flowering of new cultures of consumption and ‘partnerships’ between private corporations, there are also dark ... More


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