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The Early Iron Age Urban Forms of Cyprus

Maria Iacovou

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the local conditions, traditions, and forms of urban settlement in Cyprus during the Iron Age. It explains that almost to the very end of the Middle Bronze Age, Cyprus had ... More


A Hijra, a Female Pradhan, and a Real Estate Dealer: ‘Slum’ Lives between the Market, the State, and ‘Community’

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/9780198099147.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The history of 20th century Delhi is an intertwined history of the city and the slum. This chapter explores strategies of survival and belonging deployed by the urban poor in the Delhi basti of ... More


Indicators of Social Sustainability: Poverty, Inequality, and Social Tension

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 2 focuses on the indicators of social sustainability basing alternatively on absolute or relative deprivation of people’s opportunities of consumption, or on the extent of attainment of human ... More


Conclusion: Urban Religion and Secular Constraints

Alisa Perkins

in Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book’s conclusion reviews the volume’s central claim: that social and material expressions of religious identity work synergistically in processes of Muslim-American integration, challenging the ... More


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