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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390732-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9073-2
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... the state informality illegality urban studies ...
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... informal economy the state law urban studies ...
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... crime security human rights urban studies ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394068-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9406-8
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Insecurity in the disregulated spaces of the city corresponds to spaces of informality and perceived disorder. crime security human rights urban studies ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... The state is not a formal entity against which the informality of the streets can be contrasted. Rather, the state is itself highly informal, and many of its practices are illegal. the state informality illegality urban studies ...
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... A fire in Cochabamba’s Cancha marketplace reveals the deep interconnections between formality and informality, and legality and illegality, that characterize political and economic life in the contemporary city. informal economy the state law urban studies ...
Book Chapter

By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... This chapter engages the urban studies literature on capitalist transformation by showing the discretionary processes through which settlers have established themselves in Mumbai. Questioning the trope of ‘two cities’ frequently employed in the urban studies literature, it argues...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... pursued in Bogotá and discusses two theoretical paradigms used to understand contemporary urban transformations, showing why they are not sufficient for understanding the politics of security in Bogotá. The introduction closes with a discussion of the conceptual resources that ground the study, followed...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... China has promoted sustainable urban development since the early 2000s, particularly new urbanism ideals of TOD (transit-oriented development) of satellite towns. Yet most experts indicate that these new cities ultimately fail to meet their sustainability goals. Instead, entrepreneurial local...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... the integration of queer studies within the production of black urban, social, and political history. Basing his analysis on the 1968 riots in the historically black Shaw neighborhood in Washington, D.C., he engages the Metropolitan Police Department’s sexual regulation of black commercial areas, the sexual...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
...Urbanization As in other quickly developing cities, a prevalent trope for gentrified Beijing is the palimpsest. It places the passing of time within a narrative of spatial transformation and the preservation of collective memory. I propose that although palimpsest seems to offer a location...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... on the local ground of Shanghai, the essay argues that each film figures the practice of the economics of the urban in critical and normative ways ideologically appropriate for their times. Shanghai studies Peng Xiaolian Zheng Zhunli Crows and Sparrows , Once Upon a Time in Shanghai ...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... This chapter sets out the book’s main claims and outlines its theoretical vocabulary. It explores why undersea cables have remained absent in media and communications studies and in public perception. Arguing that a new mode of visibility is needed for cable systems, the chapter delineates...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... and historically coherent self, the metaphor is often employed to justify the fragmentation of experience and temporal disorientation. A case study that I use is the reconstruction and gentrification of Beijing’s Qianmen district in 2008. Buildings, billboards, and digital screens have formed together a contiguous...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... Based on the author’s artistic project IntuiTweet, which integrates movement improvisation, phenomenological writing, mobile phones, and the popular social-networking platform Twitter, this chapter explores choreographic and performative approaches to the study of embodied expression...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... Didier Fassin proposes a broad discussion regarding the public afterlife of ethnography, which is based on his experience of research conducted in South Africa and France on topics as different as the AIDS epidemic, urban policing, and the prison system, in contexts as diverse as classrooms...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... Chapter 4 extends the analysis of lifestyle television’s role in shaping imaginative geographies through a study of the U.S.-owned Travel and Living Channel—available in many countries across Asia—in Taiwan. Interviews with Taiwanese viewers suggest that one of the most notable impacts...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... and Bengbu TV. Studies of Chinese television often betray an urban, technological, and class bias, ignoring formations of local media cultures below the scale of the province. This chapter addresses this analytical and methodological gap in conceptualizing Chinese mediascapes, discussing a range...