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Other cities, other worlds : urban imaginaries in a globalizing age / edited by Andreas Huyssen.

Contributor(s): Huyssen, Andreas.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008Description: viii, 327 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780822342717 (pbk.).Subject(s): Cities and towns -- Developing countries | Urbanization -- Developing countries | Urban geography -- Developing countries | Globalization -- Social aspects -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 307.76091724 OTH Online resources: Table of Contents
Contents:
World Cultures, World Cities / Andreas Huyssen -- Latin America -- Cultural Landscapes: Buenos Aires from Integration to Fracture / Beatriz Sarlo -- From Modernism to Neoliberalism in Sao Paulo: Reconfiguring the City and Its Citizens / Teresa P. R. Caldeira -- Mexico City, 2010: Improvising Globalization / Nestor Garcia Canclini -- Africa -- The Last Shall Be First: African Urbanities and the Larger Urban World / AbdouMaliq Simone -- Unsettling Johannesburg: The Country in the City / Hilton Judin -- Mega-exhibitions: The Antinomies of a Transnational Global Form / Okwui Enwezor -- Asia -- Mumbai: The Modern City in Ruins / Gyan Prakash -- Negotiating the Static and Kinetic Cities: The Emergent Urbanism of Mumbai / Rahul Mehrotra -- Remapping Beijing: Polylocality, Globalization, Cinema / Yingjin Zhang -- Faking Globalization / Ackbar Abbas -- Middle East -- Two Dreams in a Global City: Class and Space in Urban Egypt / Farha Ghannam -- Huzun - Melancholy - Tristesse of Istanbul / Orhan Pamuk.
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"The essays that make up this volume were first presented as formal lectures in a year-long graduate research seminar in 2001-2002 at Columbia University"--P. [vii].

Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-319) and index.

Introduction. World Cultures, World Cities / Andreas Huyssen -- Latin America -- Cultural Landscapes: Buenos Aires from Integration to Fracture / Beatriz Sarlo -- From Modernism to Neoliberalism in Sao Paulo: Reconfiguring the City and Its Citizens / Teresa P. R. Caldeira -- Mexico City, 2010: Improvising Globalization / Nestor Garcia Canclini -- Africa -- The Last Shall Be First: African Urbanities and the Larger Urban World / AbdouMaliq Simone -- Unsettling Johannesburg: The Country in the City / Hilton Judin -- Mega-exhibitions: The Antinomies of a Transnational Global Form / Okwui Enwezor -- Asia -- Mumbai: The Modern City in Ruins / Gyan Prakash -- Negotiating the Static and Kinetic Cities: The Emergent Urbanism of Mumbai / Rahul Mehrotra -- Remapping Beijing: Polylocality, Globalization, Cinema / Yingjin Zhang -- Faking Globalization / Ackbar Abbas -- Middle East -- Two Dreams in a Global City: Class and Space in Urban Egypt / Farha Ghannam -- Huzun - Melancholy - Tristesse of Istanbul / Orhan Pamuk.

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