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Ren, Xuefei - Urban China, ebook

Urban China

Ren, Xuefei


The unprecedented urban growth in China presents a crucial development for studies on globalization and urban transformation. This concise and engaging book examines the past trajectories,

Osbaldiston, Nick - Towards a Sociology of the Coast, ebook

Towards a Sociology of the Coast

Osbaldiston, Nick


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Towards a Sociology of Coasts
Nick Osbaldiston
2. Method and Theory
Nick Osbaldiston
3. The Premodern Coast
Nick Osbaldiston
4. The Modern Coast: Flinders the Explorer
Nick Osbaldiston
5. The Noosa Story: Early Modernity Meets Lifestyle
Nick Osbaldiston

Orton-Johnson, Kate - Digital Sociology, ebook

Digital Sociology

Orton-Johnson, Kate


Rethinking Space: Urban Informatics and the Sociological Imagination
Roger Burrows, David Beer
6. Re-Thinking Community in the Digital Age?
Karen Evans
7. Afterword: Digital Spaces, Sociology and Surveillance

Enright, Theresa - The Urban Political, ebook

The Urban Political

Enright, Theresa


Infrastructure, ‘Seeing Sanitation’ and the Urban Political in an Era of Late Neoliberalism
Colin McFarlane, Jonathan Silver
Part III. Governing the Urban Political
8. The ‘Cooperative’ or ‘Cop-Out’ Council? Urban

Adhikari, Shiva Raj - Economics of Urban Externalities, ebook

Economics of Urban Externalities

Adhikari, Shiva Raj


Table of contents
1. Urbanization and Externalities
Shiva Raj Adhikari
2. Methods of Measuring Externalities
Shiva Raj Adhikari
3. Measurement Strategies of Externalities
Shiva Raj Adhikari
4. Externalities in Kathmandu

Jayaram, N. - Social Dynamics of the Urban, ebook

Social Dynamics of the Urban

Jayaram, N.


Global Flows or Rural–Urban Connections? Temporality, Public Spaces and Heterotopias in Globalising Mumbai
D. Parthasarathy
4. Globalisation, Group Autonomy and Political Space: Negotiating Globalised Interests in Bengaluru
Narendar Pani
5. Directed

Blokland, Talja - Community as Urban Practice, ebook

Community as Urban Practice

Blokland, Talja


Community is a central idea in urban studies but remains conceptually vague and empirically difficult to work with. Building on existing theories of community, Talja Blokland offers an important contribution to defining and understanding this key theme.

Westgate, J. Chris - Urban Drama, ebook

Urban Drama

Westgate, J. Chris


Table of contents
Part I. Introduction: A Rhetoric of Sociospatial Drama
1. Introduction: A Rhetoric of Sociospatial Drama
J. Chris Westgate
Part I. Elements of Urbanism
2. “Against the Law in this City”: Public Space in New York…

Cordoba, Antonio - The Sacred and Modernity in Urban Spain, ebook

The Sacred and Modernity in Urban Spain

Cordoba, Antonio


Table of contents
1. The Sacred in Madrid’s Soundscape: Toward an Aural Hygiene, 1856–1907
Samuel Llano
2. Sacred, Sublime, and Supernatural: Religion and the Spanish Capital in Nineteenth-Century Fantastic Narratives
Wan Sonya Tang
3. The Modern Usurer Consecrates the City: Circulation and Displacements