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Hopkins, D. J.

Performance and the Global City

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Borders, Performance, and the Global Urban Condition
D. J. Hopkins, Kim Solga

Part I. Mobilities and (In)Civilities: The Global Urban Borderlands

2. The Drama of Hospitality: Performance, Migration, and Urban Renewal in Johannesburg
Loren Kruger

3. Performing Survival in the Global City: Theatre ISÔKO’s The Monument

Jennifer H. Capraru, Kim Solga

4. Eva/Nacha/Cristina and the Argentine Trinity of Local, National, and Global Urban Politics
Jean Graham-Jones

5. China’s Global Performatives: ‘Better City, Better Life’
Susan Bennett

Part II. Transacting Bodies/Embodied Currencies: Subjects and Cities

6. Losing Venice: Conversations in a Sinking City
Nicolas Whybrow

7. The Urbanization and Transnational Circulation of the Peruvian Scissors Dance
Jason Bush

8. Commuting Performance → Working the Middle Ground
Simon Jones, Paul Rae

9. Cultures of Commuting: The Mobile Negotiation of Space and Subjectivity on Delhi’s Metro
Melissa Butcher

Part III. Citizen Stages: Acts of Dissent in the Global City

10. Distrito Federal: ‘Global City, Ha, Ha, Ha!’
Ana Martínez

11. Sarajevo: A World City Under Siege
Silvija Jestrovic

12. Cairo: My City, My Revolution
Nesreen Hussein

13. Dramaturgies of Crisis and Performances of Citizenship: Syntagma Square, Athens
Philip Hager

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Arts, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Performing Arts, Theatre and Performance Studies, Urban Studies/Sociology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Performance Interventions
Page amount
291 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137367853
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34832-9

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