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Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Richard E. Ocejo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Once known for slum-like conditions in its immigrant and working-class neighborhoods, New York City's downtown now features luxury housing, chic boutiques and hotels, and, most notably, a vibrant ... More


The Barcelona Model of Urban Transformation

in Thinking Barcelona: Ideologies of a Global City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318320
eISBN:
9781846317873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317873.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates the Barcelona model of urban transformation in relation to two urban theories: Kenneth Frampton's program of Critical Regionalism, and Jane Jacobs' call for a new urbanism ... More


Cinematic Vistas of Rio de Janeiro’s Worldly Modernity

Maite Conde

in Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520290983
eISBN:
9780520964884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290983.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter draws upon and contributes to discussions about the homologous relationship between early cinema and urban space. It focuses on the ways in which the introduction and development of film ... More


Learning from Barcelona

in Thinking Barcelona: Ideologies of a Global City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318320
eISBN:
9781846317873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317873.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the urban transformation of Barcelona can represent an exemplary model for contemporary cities and even for the city of the future. It argues that the master plan and public ... More


The Cultural Psychology of Globalization: Constructing Desirable Identities and Spaces

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, an interdisciplinary lens is used to examine the contested and multiple meanings, references, and definitions of globalization that vary across the different disciplines of political ... More


Maintaining a “Commitment to Everyone”: Toward a Vision of Equitable Development in Urban Public Schooling

Linn Posey-Maddox

in When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226120188
eISBN:
9780226120355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120355.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This final chapter highlights the need for critical and nuanced studies of urban school transformation, as well as evaluations of “progress” and “reform” in urban education that extend beyond ... More


Evolution in the Streets

Alan Mikhail

in The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199315277
eISBN:
9780199369232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315277.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Intense and intimate social and economic interactions between humans and canines were deemed a problem in early nineteenth-century Egypt. As this chapter makes clear, changing notions about the ... More


This is (not) Detroit: projecting the future of Germany’s Ruhr region

Julia Sattler

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Using the example of Germany’s Ruhr region, this chapter discusses Detroit’s relevance outside of the United States. Like Detroit, the Ruhr has gone through a massive process of economic ... More


Cities, States, and International Systems

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers ways in which we can go about incorporating cities, so long ignored by scholars of International Relations (IR), into the theoretical frameworks that IR has developed to think ... More


Conclusion: What Edges Do

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter focuses on the story of Saigon’s edge that is entangled with the story of urban transformation. It discusses the dramatic changes in the Vietnamese political and economic ... More


The Sumerian Takeoff

in Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization: The Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226013770
eISBN:
9780226013787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013787.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how natural and created landscapes determine, reinforce, and compound each other in modern cities and their surrounding areas, which are applicable to earlier ... More


Place Matters: Continuity and Discontinuity

Wanda Rushing

in Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the fact that many studies of globalization and cities focus on the “flattening” of the world, the homogenization of culture, and the demise of place distinctiveness. This ... More


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