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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 2   County seats are the closest and most relevant “urban centers” in the daily life of rural residents. They provide not only work opportunities in shops, restaurants, simple hotels, and small factories but also modern entertainments like KTV (karaoke nightclubs where people gather with More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
... became a World's Fair. Today this site is a monumental project of upscale eco-friendly condominiums built for the 2010 Winter Olympic Village. Architecturally, this is a lackluster and conservative, city-planned enterprise of what should have been a dynamic example of urban renewal. These images reveal...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tim Bunnell New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times , by Simone AbdouMaliq Pieterse Edgar , Cambridge, MA : Polity Press , 2017 , 248 pages, $69.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-745-69155-8 , $24.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-745-69156-5 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tim Bunnell Cities, War and Terrorism: Towards An Urban Geopolitics Graham Stephen Oxford Blackwell 2004 $39.95/£19.99 PB 1405115740 © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 This volume maps an “urban geopolitics” in which the highly asymmetrical interrelations of our globalizing...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gregory Clancey This article is one step toward an urban history of the United States that foregrounds “emergency” as a clearing device. American cities were strategically targeted during the sustained mid-twentieth century depression and war by a complex of groups – the Federal government...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... setting and resonances of this aggressive action of urban–global “upgrading” in the city. The contemporary, general logic of metropolitan globalization should be situated in the specific and distinctive context of Istanbul's evolving urban identity. There are three principal objectives. The first is to...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
...AbdouMaliq Simone The extent to which certain kinds of people are inundated with toxins, pollutants, bacteria, viruses, violence, and disaster is well documented. The various ways in which the extension of urbanization as a planetary phenomenon has refigured geographies of sustenance is also well...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... beyond zero-sum games; urban public goods and infrastructures; medical services and distributed care; animals and biodiversity and the need to pay attention to feedback that signals our inability to achieve perfect control and hence dependence on one another; (2) perspectival topoi: single-eyed stories...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... author argues that these representations play a central role in the reproduction of the Western professional middle class, and in the cultural constitution of a global middle class — professional, affluent, urban, and affiliated by an aesthetic regime of civility that transcends national borders. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... utility of gentrification as a way of thinking about these seismic urban changes, they conclude that profound socio- spatial changes and new intensities in the financialization of housing, neighborhood tensions, and cultural dislocations are reshaping London as a plutocratic city and the lives of those...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Malcolm Miles Metabolism was an important Japanese movement in architecture in the postwar period, drawing on both international modernism and elements of Japanese vernacular building. Like international modernism, Metabolism addressed both building design and urban planning; it used new...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in forms as diverse as Washington's country-club suburbs and the Pentagon's techniques for urban assault. © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 I couldn't get over how much the scene was like a replay of Vietnam. Or the Vietnam I'd seen in movies and photo books. The tall grass. The green fields...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... a philosopher whose primary concern is with the ontological and epistemological effects of what it refers to as “technological illumination” and how the latter stands in stark contrast with those traditional ideas of (self/divine) illumination that were the basis of a traditional urbanity and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Simon Winlow; Steve Hall In this article we attempt to develop an analysis of the English urban riots of 2011. Rather than build on the assumption of organic resistance and protopolitics, we argue that the disturbances were a brief eruption of social unrest that lacked the clear, unifying political...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... University Press 2015 remote sensing smart dust autonomous systems political subject urban surveillance military research and development multisensory teletechnologies The numerous large-scale interrelated remote-sensing systems operative in the present have long genealogies in military...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Prestigious Places — that the pursuit of luxury transforms our cities — is timely given recent revisions to “creative city” literature forwarded by Richard Florida. The urban renaissance of recent decades is in crisis: gentrification fueled by a creative class of professionals also increased inequality and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2018
... relationship between media and cities, specifically what happens to the theory and practice of urban public space as mobile, embedded media devices, urban screens, and extended digital networks become more prevalent. The text contains a historically and theoretically rich account of the entanglement of media...
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Published: 01 November 2007
Carrie Moyer, “Façade Project,” 2004. Wheatpasted silk-screened posters, unique painting on plywood. 9 × 18 feet total. Installed at Triple Candie, Harlem, NY. February - August 2004. Referring to the long history of the political murals that dot the urban landscape of New York City, “Façade More
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Published: 01 March 2013
the countryside. According to a projection, by 2020 urban areas will occupy 96 percent of China's total arable land. China's rural residents will account for less than 4 percent of the total population, although they will be spread over almost two-thirds of the country ( Wu 2010: 20–21 ). (Photo More