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Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390732-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9073-2
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... during my dissertation fieldwork. I was an eth- nographer living in the burgeoning megacity of Beijing; my correspondent was a creative nonfiction writer living in the small town of Matías Romero. 30 Sasha Su- Ling Welland Wendy Call and I first met in 1999 when we were tossed together as room- mates at...
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By Saloni Mathur
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0
... In his 2005 8 project, Trash, which used actual garbage from the megacity of Delhi as the basis for large- scale multimedia assemblages, Vivan Sundaram joined this long tradition of investment in the dis- carded form, while departing from its now- classic antecedents in a number of significant ways...
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By Kajri Jain
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012887-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1288-7
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
...: Everyday Forms of Re sis tance. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1985. Shao, Qin. Shanghai Gone: Domicide and Defiance in a Chinese Megacity. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013. Sicular, Terry. The Challenge of High In equality in China. The World Bank: In equality in Focus 2, no. 2 (August...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
..., and explained to potential recruits what livelihood options and wage rates were on offer in a faraway megacity. 6 JANU SISTER- SUPERVISOR OF MI GRANT CONSTRUCTION WORKERS Uday Chandra 102 UDAY CHANDRA The long train journey offers a preview of Janu s relationship with the group. She has food for every...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... liti cal, ambitions. At the same time, Turks abroad do continue to relate en- thusiastically and supportively to their homeland. With all those ele ments in place, can we deduce that Istanbul will thrive as a cosmopolitan center blazing MusliM cosMopolitanisM 87 the path for other Muslim megacities of...
Published: 14 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012726-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1272-6
.... Introduction: Worlding Cities, or the Art of Being Global. In World- ing Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global, edited by Ananya Roy and Aihwa Ong, 1 26. London: Blackwell, 2011. Ong, Aihwa. Please Stay: Pied- a- Terre Subjects in the Megacity. Citizenship Studies 11.1 (2007): 83 93. Ortner...
Published: 14 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012726-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1272-6
..., 202, 217n19; local linked in, 145 46 McKittrick, Katherine, 212n31 mc Zanoor, 170, 177 78, 182, 227n13 media, 3 7, 13, 207n3, 209n13. See also social media mediatized narratives, viii x, 13, 16, 102, 122, 166 67, 206n10, 211n27, 213n34, 216n66 megacity, 212 13n33, 224n30 Meghelli, Samir, 16 Merleau...
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By Saloni Mathur
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0
.... Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993. Chatterjee, Partha. Nationalist Thought in the Colonial World: A Derivative Discourse. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993. Chaturvedi, Bharati, ed. Finding Delhi: Loss and Renewal in the Megacity. New Delhi: Penguin Viking, 2010. Christov...
Published: 14 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012726-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1272-6
... for an attention to social and po liti- cal pro cesses of place making conceived less as a matter of ideas than of embodied practices (6). 33 Ananya Roy discusses this either/or split in urban studies where the global city is imagined as the creation of the elite while the megacity is seen as the...
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By Erin Y. Huang
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009108-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0910-8
... cinema, 104; thought in relation to, 202; wuxia genre, 201, 202 cinemas, Chinese, 23, 24 cities: abandoned and ruined apartments, 199; city- without- bodies, 30; as interconnected networks of circulation, 75; post- socialist megacities, 108 9, 118; semicolonial, 46; socialist city, 49 50; as spaces of...
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0
... Victoria Memorial Museum has had a robust afterlife in the twentieth century is indisputable. The building and its expansive gar- dens seen in figure 2.1 continue to serve as an important public center for the present- day megacity of Kolkata, renamed as such by the state government in 2001 to reflect the...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012030-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1203-0
...- forces of the Anthropocene, this single outpost reveals itself to be not alone but part of a global series, a series vaster and more sprawl- ing even than the series constituting the slave- coast factory system, a series of coastal small towns and coastal megacities, a series of a multimillion- numbered...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009108-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0910-8
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
... emerged to take their place. This ongoing cycle became a con- stitutive part of Manila s alternative film culture, an ephemeral coun- terpoint to the endurance of neoliberalism in the megacity where these proj ects strug gled to take root. I analyze these initiatives empirical operations, as well as the...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... geological force (which has many historical forms) than the cumulative scale and scope of industrial toxicity, which changes the composition of ecol ogy and biology as they unfold through time. The seven billion people on Earth, most of whom are living in megacities, are increasingly enmeshed in nuclear...
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By Carole McGranahan
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... megacity of Beijing; my correspondent was a creative nonfiction writer living in the small town of Matías Romero. 30 Sasha Su- Ling Welland Wendy Call and I first met in 1999 when we were tossed together as room- mates at a writers conference. In 2000, when our email began bouncing between China and...
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By Saloni Mathur
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0