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Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388234-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8823-4
... Neil Smith gentrification generalized: from local anomaly to urban ‘‘regeneration’’ as global urban strategy From the 1970s to the early years of the twenty-first century, a new urbanism has taken hold, and gentrification is...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392590-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9259-0
... AN UNWOMANLY WOMAN AND HER SONS IN CHRIST Faith, Empire, and Gender in Colonial Rhodesia, 1899–1906 Wendy Urban-Mead ission work in colonial Africa was a gender-making enterprise, as this Mcase study...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter thIrteen From Resistance Avenue to the Plaza of Decisions New Urban Actors in Salvador, Bahia MarIa gabrIela hIta In this chapter, I examine the impact of a history of resistance on the vig- orous associational life of Bairro da Paz (Neighborhood of Peace), a low- income...
Published: 21 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395553-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9555-3
... Three Heriberto Yépez Tijuanologies An Urban Essay There are more cantinas in Tijuana than buildings.—The Nation (1888) On the other side of the dry river bed, liminal, held in common by the two countries, a dusty...
Published: 21 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395553-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9555-3
... Nine Teddy Cruz Practices of Encroachment Urban Waste Moves Southbound; Illegal Zoning Seeps into North A Personal Refl ection: Where Is (Architectural) Practice? he transformation of my practice in recent years, in terms of my...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396321-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9632-1
...Urban Youth and Senegalese Politics: Dakar 1988-1994 Mamadou Diouf The extraordinary vitality of African youth in the political arena-the high visibility achieved by their spectacular demonstrations-is perceived as signifYing that African societies have broken with the authoritarian...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396321-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9632-1
...Fortified Enclaves: The New Urban Segregation Teresa P. R. Caldeira In the last few decades, the proliferation of fortified enclaves has created a new model of spatial segregation and transformed the quality of public life in many cities around the world. Fortified enclaves are...
Published: 01 January 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9642-0
Published: 24 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393931-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9393-1
... ≥ T THE HAVANA YOU DON’T KNOW Urban Music and the Late Socialist City This is the real Havana by night and I’m part of it, As you’re asleep I’ll have to tell you about it...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394303-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9430-3
... Debret ofcaught of elite Brazilian, plate households. by (called the 44. families. hairstyles ‘‘nations Debret Courtesy and reproduced bythe ofJean- use bn of, Urban Transport in Rio de Janeiro, by Carlos Julião (ca. 1780). Indigenous hammock porters in Rio de Janeiro. Until the second half of the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392620-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9262-0
... 6 THE ARMS OF CRITICISM The Cultural Politics of Urban Insurgency All art is propaganda, but not all propaganda is art. —attributed to mao zedong and george orwell among others During the fall of 1969, the two most visible black radical...
Published: 16 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386100-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8610-0
... laurie b. green The Rural-Urban Matrix in the 1950s South Rethinking Racial Justice Struggles in Memphis j Two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Edu- cation, local naacp attorneys in Tennessee helped several...
Published: 03 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388753-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8875-3
... chapter one The Urban Soundscape Every city and kingdom is like a fine, beautiful harmony and musical song, whose voices, diverse though they may be, are nevertheless brought to consonance and unity...
Published: 03 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388753-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8875-3
... chapter four The Urban Parishes Surrounding the central Cathedral parish of colonial Cuzco were the eight parroquias de indios, or Indian parishes, that housed the vast majority of the city’s...
Published: 25 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386254-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8625-4
... 7 african american clergy and urban school reform Desiree Pedescleaux In a segregated America that denied educational opportunities to African Americans, African American churches provided kindergartens...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 45 Etiology of Crime urban density, alcoholism, wealth, and religion Density It is easier to see the influence of civilization on crime if we examine the causes one at a time...
Published: 16 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386247-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8624-7
...6 The Production and Management of Urban Resources Much of the current emphasis in African urban development centers on reintensifying efforts to configure appropriate modalities of urban gover- nance. Such emphasis includes not only the evolution of effective municipal...
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387701-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8770-1
...ChapterTwo service savors of slavery: labor, autonomy, and turn-of-the-century urban crime After the war and Emancipation great hopes were entertained by the Negroes for rapid advancement, and nowhere did they seem better founded than in...
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383383-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8338-3
... Spectral Housing and Urban Cleansing: Notes on Millennial Mumbai Arjun Appadurai a brief history of decosmopolitanization Cities like Bombay—now Mumbai—have no clear place in the stories told so far that link late capitalism, globalization, post-Fordism, and the growing...
Published: 27 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385332-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8533-2
... thomas a. abercrombie Mothers and Mistresses of the Urban Bolivian Public Sphere Postcolonial Predicament and National Imaginary in Oruro’s Carnival In...