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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387701-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8770-1
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By Sarah El-Kazaz
... visibility tourism public/private urban services gender ...
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By Lucas Hilderbrand
Published: 20 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... gentrification urban renewal Boston gay community services Seattle ...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... post-emancipation migration trajectories city urban labor domestic service family ...
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027386-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2738-6
... tourism public/private urban services gender ...
... navigate competing tactics for redistributing resources in the city and in doing so shape the accessibility and servicing of the city. visibility tourism public/private urban services gender ...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... The arrival in India of an internationally mobile discourse extolled “the market” as the best and most efficient allocator of resources and provider of urban services. The career of this idea in Mumbai reveals a surprising history of how the water department’s century-old system of careful...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
...” (i.e., the racial integration) of some city neighborhoods. With the demise of influx controls in 1986, African in-migration pushed demand for urban housing. Yet most attempts to accommodate African people came in the form of site-and-service schemes, which by confining blacks to the city limits only...
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027287-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... gay male cultural phenomena that expose fundamental racisms, sexisms, and classisms. The subsequent interlude examines the ways patrons at working-class gay bars in Seattle resisted new gay liberation-era ideologies and community services in the early 1970s. gentrification urban renewal Boston...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... trajectories city urban labor domestic service family ...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... Chapter 11 examines the organization of social space after the plantation, in the creation of gendered spatial forms and new forms of policing sexuality in service of the capitalization of geopowers and the management of geography. The removal of postemancipation Black subjects from social...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-002
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. collective memory mobile screens neoliberal policy palimpsest Qianmen ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... together a contiguous 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. collective memory mobile screens neoliberal policy palimpsest Qianmen China has promoted sustainable...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... in the global economy. While breadlines once forced Romanians to spend long hours waiting for basic goods, displacement from the global economy breeds ever-intensifying forms of deprivation. Once-affordable goods and services quickly become unaffordable, slowing down displaced persons’ movement about the city...
Book Chapter

By Lucas Hilderbrand
Published: 20 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... gay male cultural phenomena that expose fundamental racisms, sexisms, and classisms. The subsequent interlude examines the ways patrons at working-class gay bars in Seattle resisted new gay liberation-era ideologies and community services in the early 1970s. gentrification urban renewal Boston...
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By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... Attending to the diverse kinds of activities produced and managed by Asha, a community service organization, this chapter attends to how the organization attempts to manage the different kinds of political relationships it is entangled in. Asha’s leaders are urban specialists...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027263-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9368-8
... flashpoint—so much so that proponents of residual governance thought they could limit themselves to addressing radioactivity. But residuality at Tudor Shaft extended well beyond radiation, enmeshing a wide range of contamination and governance dilemmas that included housing and relocation, access to services...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... deviations are measured, and the political sensibility generated by public attention to epidemics. The Regional Health Service's chief epidemiologist traces how he investigated the first strange cases and structured his work around an urban toxicologist's hypothesis that mercury poisoning was the cause...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-133
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In early 2000, a broad cross-section of civil society in Cochabamba rose up to protest the privatization of water and corresponding rate hikes for water service. The Coalition for Defense of Water and Life brought together rural and urban sectors into a common force, including members...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of civil society in Cochabamba rose up to protest the privatization of water and corresponding rate hikes for water service. The Coalition for Defense of Water and Life brought together rural and urban sectors into a common force, including members of irrigation associations (regantes), neighborhood...