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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2000
... populares. In Cuadernos Políticos , Mexico City, no. 30. Sassen, Saskia. 1991 . The global city . Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press. From National Capital to Global Capital: Urban Change in Mexico City...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 385–414.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Virág Molnár The essay examines street art as a lens on the workings of the contemporary public sphere to capture changing uses of urban public spaces and shifting conceptions of social order in the city. It explores the explosion in the popularity of street art at a time when urban public space is...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
... out- of- date and rooted in very Western preoccupations about urban change (aka Robert Moses vs. Jane Jacobs) (Koolhaas 1995; Angotti 2012). Much of the discourse on the future of cities is trapped in a professional paradigm that focuses on the role of urban planners and policy makers, while...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., however, considering how such microprocesses become buildings and, through their accumulation, change the city at the urban scale. As architectural historian Łukasz Stanek (2011) describes, Lefebvre espoused (and practiced) not merely a philosophical ideology but a materially interventionist...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... segregated city, but the way in which inequalities are inscribed into urban space has changed considerably. In the 1990s, the physical distances separating rich and poor have decreased at the same time that the mechanisms to keep them apart have...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... The profound changes of the post-Mao period raise important questions regarding the nature of Chinese urban citizenship, a unique system formulated on the basis of a centrally planned economy, the hukou, or household registration system...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
... informs the 29 Public Culture group’s strong bias against “projects” and “projectization” that underlies almost all official ideas about urban change. Whether the World Bank, most Northern...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
... community development to policing (see Fung 2006). This essay analyzes the changing role of participation in the constitution of urban political authority. I do this by tracing its institutional articulation in CBOs in...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... diverse and divided social worlds. Fourth, global environmental change is an urban phenomenon. As Ricky Bur- dett and Philipp Rode (2011: 10) observe, “Occupying less than 2 per cent of the earth’s surface, urban areas concentrate...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
... times higher than that of average Chinese. As social arenas commercialize, these women exemplify the visibility that can be acquired by packaging and the ability to consume. While the restaurant is a synecdoche of a changing spatiotemporal urban landscape, the image of female eaters of the rice...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 1993
... neither those of traditional Islam nor simply pan-Islamic (the movement rejects Pakistan as its defender) but have to do with values and goals that are modern in content. At issue here, in terms of Urban’s essay, is a change of conditions between “1789 and “1989,” one that in a trivial way can...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Spectral Housing and Urban Cleansing: Notes on Millennial Mumbai Arjun Appadurai C A Brief History of...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 1996
... changes. This is related to the demise of the “perception - heretofore unsuspected - of an elite with common interests and values by an urban population which felt that it was a strong minority vis-8-vis the mass of network Thus a new generation emerged on the African political scene, a...
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Public Culture (1 January 2005) 17 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 January 2005
... recently changed from Dade to Miami-Dade in recognition of this reality. In local conversation, the entire urban corridor from Fort Lauderdale to Miami is often treated as the single site of multiple levels of cultural and economic circulation. If...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Sounds of Freedom: Music, Taxis, and Racial Imagination in Urban South Africa Thomas Blom Hansen At first sight, the major cities in South Africa do not appear to have changed much over the last decade. Their physical...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... unexpected occasions that are generated by the synergies and frictions of urban life.” The geography of disruption and failure across the energy infrastructures of Accra reveals more than everyday responses of the urban poor to such dynamics; it also highlights the ongoing, although changing, conditions...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 307–320.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shiloh R. Krupar Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 photo-essay Shanghaiing the Future: A De-tour of the Shanghai Urban...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anthony Townsend Since the very origins of urban planning in the late nineteenth century, the field has aspired to establish a firm scientific footing for the nature of cities, their cycles of growth and decline, and ways that we can better plan and predict the outcomes of interventions through...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 75–107.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Leo Ou-fan Lee Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Shanghai Modern: Reflections on Urban Culture in China in the 1930s Leo Ou-fan Lee B y 1930, Shanghai had become a...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
... once, these new methods for spatial development are changing the form, function, economy, and administration of urban life. 2013 Figure 1 Songdo International Business District under construction, Incheon Free Economic Zone, South Korea, July 6, 2012. (Image: Jesse LeCavalier...