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Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... new regulatory tools, thereby creating a market in urban development rights. The chapter analyzes how this market actually works—how it has unmoored the geographies and economies of the city’s built space from its material infrastructures both theoretically (in order to create the market) and in...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
...three. Feeling Change through Dirt and Water The Affective Politics of Urban Development in Jimma, 2009 2015 In May 2015 I was back in Jimma for another visit, eating a breakfast of scrambled eggs and injera at a hotel near the bus station, just across the street from where I had stayed when I...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390732-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9073-2
Published: 14 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012726-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1272-6
... through Sudhir and his crew s subaltern masculine embodiment of global pedestrianism, Aap Ki Sadak was able to produce a power ful counterclaim against another globally familiar version of urban development. This other globally familiar version of the twenty- first century, as I suggested in the...
Published: 12 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002512-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0251-2
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
Published: 25 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381433-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8143-3
Published: 29 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376958-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7695-8
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... media in the service of urban utopia. What I call the politics of emergence celebrates new construction and projects an anticipated future onto the perceived present. China has promoted sustainable urban development since the early 2000s, particularly new urbanism ideals of TOD (transit-oriented...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
...CHAPTER FOUR Town and Country Sopheap Pich s and Phan Quang s Urban- Rural Developments THIS FINAL CHAPTER DEALS WITH urban- rural development for economic re- turn in Cambodia and Vi t Nam through the work of the Phnom Penh based sculptor Sopheap Pich and the Sài Gòn based conceptual artist Phan...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-037
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... connecting two of its main residential properties.1 Where the water diverged from this path, the developer considered the possibility of rerouting it to suit the preplanned landscaping, or simply building a new stream to honor the original. This auwai speaks to the layered histories of urban Honolulu...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
... proposed building up existing centers to aid service distribution as well as expanding boundar- ies around cities to aid development and reduce density.) It is true that many of the assumptions in those plans especially the idea that Ramallah, al- Bireh, and Jerusalem could be considered a single urban...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter takes as its object of analysis the city of Gurgaon, the largest hub of India’s call centers. Gurgaon is shown as an important urban variation that bears marks of the global age. It takes the functional logic of a modern city so far that it stops bearing resemblance to it. If global...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... through innovative pur- suit of profit, personal risk taking, and self-making has become an impor tant focus of both scholarly inquiry as well as global development discourse and policy making especially urban policy making in recent de cades. Recent years have seen a wave of popu lar and scholarly...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... of security.4 The remainder of the chapter will develop this argument in four parts. The first two parts discuss the po liti cal and social mechanisms through which the urban poor were partially incorporated into the benefits of the social state in Mexico City, as well as the closing of this horizon...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
...4 RELIGIOUS SOPHISTICATION IN AFRICAN PENTECOSTALISM AN URBAN SPIRIT? RIJK VAN DIJK In this chapter, I would like to start by drawing attention to a specific qual- ity of urban life, including in Africa, which we can term religious sophis- tication. 1 By suggesting this term, and developing it...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... most commonly linked with urban African American artistic practices, and Clarke s inclusion of it in even such a subtle form worked, like her montage linkages as a whole, as a (in)vis i ble po liti cal statement. Such links were more fully developed in Bridges, which began as another of Clarke s...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
...9Securing Standby and Urban Space Making in Jakarta Intensities in Search of Forms AbdouMaliq Simone When residents of Jakarta look out upon their situations and physical settings, what looks secure? What kinds of looks enable them to act with a sense of as- suredness, while, at the same time...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
..., folkish past; here, distance and unfamiliarity render this folk authenticity vis i ble. In Manila, the millennial transitions of both alternative cinema and urban development engendered new imagi- naries, each with its own value systems, which pivoted on notions of authenticity. For alternative film...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
...Revolutionary Promises Encounter Urban Realities for Mexico City s Middle Class, 1915 1928 Susanne Eineigel W hen the armed conflict of the Mexican Revolution entered the streetsof the country s capital city in 1913, the order and progress of the Porfirian dream came to an end. Among the many...