A Companion to Urban Anthropology by Donald M. Nonini PDF

By Donald M. Nonini

ISBN-10: 1444330101

ISBN-13: 9781444330106

A spouse to city Anthropology offers a set of unique essays from overseas students on key matters in city anthropology and broader cross-disciplinary city studies.

  • Features newly commissioned essays from 35 top overseas students in city and worldwide studies
  • Includes essays in vintage parts of shock to city anthropologists equivalent to outfitted constructions and concrete making plans, neighborhood, protection, markets, and race
  • Covers emergent components  within the box together with: 21st-century towns borders, citizenship, sustainability, and concrete sexualities

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2010) Starting from Quirpini: The Travels and Places of a Bolivian People. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Rodman, M. ” American Anthropologist, 94 (3): 640–656. Rotenberg, R. W. (1993) The Cultural Meaning of Urban Space. Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey. Sawalha, A. (2010) Constructing Beirut. Austin: University of Texas Press. Scheld, S. ” City and Society, 15 (1): 109–130. , and Blanc-Szanton, C. (1992) Towards a Transnational Perspective on Migration: Race, Class, Ethnicity and Nationalism Reconsidered.

For example, Washington, DC’s and New York City’s emerging landscapes of fear are being produced by new defensive spatial designs, the erosion of public space through privatization and securitization, and memorials that constitute and reinforce affective responses to the built environment. Hoffman goes so far as to suggest that post-colonial African cities such as Freetown or Monrovia are organized according to a “logic of barracks” creating “spaces of the organization and deployment of violent labor” (2007: 422–423).

Holston, J. (1989) The Modernist City: An Anthropological Critique of Brasília. Chicago: Chicago University Press. Kugelmass, J. and Orla-Bukowska, A. ” City and Society Annual Review, pp. 315–353. Lefebvre, H. (1991) The Production of Space. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. Leeds, A. ” In A. ), Urban Anthropology. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 15–41. M. (1999) Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. M. (2000) On the Plaza: The Politics of Public Space and Culture.

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