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Urban Asias : Essays on futurity past and present / edited by Tim Bunnell and Daniel P. S. Goh.

Contributor(s): Bunnell, Tim [editor.] | Goh, Pei Siong Daniel [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berlin : Jovis, c2018Description: 319 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783868594560 (paperback)..Subject(s): Cities and towns -- Asia -- Growth -- Social aspects | Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Asia | Community development, Urban -- AsiaDDC classification: 307.1216095 URB
Contents:
introduction: Futurity and urban Asias /​ Tim Bunnell I. Futures past. Future visions of Tokyo that mattered: utopian concepts and unanticipated outcomes /​ André Sorensen ; Engineering socialist futures: on the technological worlding of Vinh City, Vietnam /​ Christina Schwenkel ; A genealogy of Phnom Penh's White building: from modern minimal housing unit to reimagining of alternative urban futures /​ Pen Sereypagna II. Pastness for the future. The spectral past for an aspirational future: the case of Dhaka's Temporal and spatial other /​ Tabassum Zaman ; Envisioning future pasts: heritage and emergent activism in postcolonial Macau and Hong Kong /​ Cecilia L. Chu ; Rural aspirations in urban Vietnam: the city as a means to an end /​ Jamie Gillen III. Infrastructures of future-making. Planning mega futures in South-Central Asia: infrastructures "contingent" utopia /​ Nausheen H. Anwar ; Hindu extrastatecraft? coding the future Hindu, or the infrastructural inertia of Indian urbanism /​ D. Asher Ghertner ; Planning, design, and maintenance of Jakarta's future sanitation infrastructures /​ Indrawan Prabaharyaka ; No future here: urbanization and hope in Thailand /​ Eli Elinoff IV. Relocating futurity. Futures elsewhere: African student migrants in China /​ Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho ; Another city is possible!: the urban social forum in Indonesia /​ John Taylor ; Geographies of futures and Singapore's technopreneurship aspirations /​ Zane Kripe ; Capitalizing on the future: negotiating planned urbanization in South India /​ Carol Upadhya V. Whose futurity?. "It's hard to have any mission for the future because they don't pay": aspirations and realities in India's Silicon Valley /​ Rebecca Bowers ; Reconfiguring rural aspirations through urban resettlement: navigating futurity after the 2010 eruption of Mount Merapi, Indonesia /​ Michelle Ann Miller ; Excavating the ruins of aspirational urban futures in Bukit Duri, Jakarta /​ Rita Padawangi ; Partial Kuala Lumpur: ethnicity, class, sexuality, and protest /​ Julian C.H, Lee, Joseph N. Goh, Ani R. Landau-Ward, Richard J. Sutcliffe VI. Doing urban futures. from corporate globopolis to progressive cities in Asia: alternative futures for planetary urbanization with reference to Seoul /​ Mike Douglass ; Excavating the future in Shenzhen /​ Mary Ann O'Donnell ; Methodological musings. trawling Singapore's urban religious landscapes /​ Vineeta Sinha VII. Asia in new geographies of theory. Planetary or cosmic?: reflections on the urban and the religious in Asia /​ Peter van der Veer ; Twenty-first century Asian urban imaginaries and the Longue Durée: an antipodean perspective /​ Trevor Hogan ; The thoroughgoing urbanization of East and Southeast Asia revisited /​ Gavin W. Jones ; Conclusion: Reflections on urban agency /​ Daniel P.S. Goh.
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Includes bibliographical references.

introduction: Futurity and urban Asias /​ Tim Bunnell
I. Futures past. Future visions of Tokyo that mattered: utopian concepts and unanticipated outcomes /​ André Sorensen ; Engineering socialist futures: on the technological worlding of Vinh City, Vietnam /​ Christina Schwenkel ; A genealogy of Phnom Penh's White building: from modern minimal housing unit to reimagining of alternative urban futures /​ Pen Sereypagna
II. Pastness for the future. The spectral past for an aspirational future: the case of Dhaka's Temporal and spatial other /​ Tabassum Zaman ; Envisioning future pasts: heritage and emergent activism in postcolonial Macau and Hong Kong /​ Cecilia L. Chu ; Rural aspirations in urban Vietnam: the city as a means to an end /​ Jamie Gillen
III. Infrastructures of future-making. Planning mega futures in South-Central Asia: infrastructures "contingent" utopia /​ Nausheen H. Anwar ; Hindu extrastatecraft? coding the future Hindu, or the infrastructural inertia of Indian urbanism /​ D. Asher Ghertner ; Planning, design, and maintenance of Jakarta's future sanitation infrastructures /​ Indrawan Prabaharyaka ; No future here: urbanization and hope in Thailand /​ Eli Elinoff
IV. Relocating futurity. Futures elsewhere: African student migrants in China /​ Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho ; Another city is possible!: the urban social forum in Indonesia /​ John Taylor ; Geographies of futures and Singapore's technopreneurship aspirations /​ Zane Kripe ; Capitalizing on the future: negotiating planned urbanization in South India /​ Carol Upadhya
V. Whose futurity?. "It's hard to have any mission for the future because they don't pay": aspirations and realities in India's Silicon Valley /​ Rebecca Bowers ; Reconfiguring rural aspirations through urban resettlement: navigating futurity after the 2010 eruption of Mount Merapi, Indonesia /​ Michelle Ann Miller ; Excavating the ruins of aspirational urban futures in Bukit Duri, Jakarta /​ Rita Padawangi ; Partial Kuala Lumpur: ethnicity, class, sexuality, and protest /​ Julian C.H, Lee, Joseph N. Goh, Ani R. Landau-Ward, Richard J. Sutcliffe
VI. Doing urban futures. from corporate globopolis to progressive cities in Asia: alternative futures for planetary urbanization with reference to Seoul /​ Mike Douglass ; Excavating the future in Shenzhen /​ Mary Ann O'Donnell ; Methodological musings. trawling Singapore's urban religious landscapes /​ Vineeta Sinha
VII. Asia in new geographies of theory. Planetary or cosmic?: reflections on the urban and the religious in Asia /​ Peter van der Veer ; Twenty-first century Asian urban imaginaries and the Longue Durée: an antipodean perspective /​ Trevor Hogan ; The thoroughgoing urbanization of East and Southeast Asia revisited /​ Gavin W. Jones ; Conclusion: Reflections on urban agency /​ Daniel P.S. Goh.

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