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Ong, Aihwa

Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global

Ong, Aihwa - Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global, ebook

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Worlding Cities is the first serious examination of Asian urbanism to highlight the connections between different Asian models and practices of urbanization. It includes important contributions from a respected group of scholars across a range of generations, disciplines, and sites of study.
  • Describes the new theoretical framework of ‘worlding’
  • Substantially expands and updates the themes of capital and culture
  • Includes a unique collection of authors across generations, disciplines, and sites of study
  • Demonstrates how references to Asian power, success, and hegemony make possible urban development and limit urban politics

Keywords: Urban Geography, Greater Asia, global studies, Asian urbanism, urbanization, urban politics, reworlding

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Urban and Social Change
Page amount
368 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444346787
Printed ISBN
9781405192774

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