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Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader

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Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader - Low, Setha M (Editor)
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Anthropological perspectives are not often represented in urban studies, even though many anthropologists have been contributing actively to theory and research on urban poverty, racism, globalization, and architecture. The New Urban Anthropology Reader corrects this omission by presenting 12 cross-cultural case studies focusing on the analysis of space and place. Five images of the city--the divided city, the contested city, the global city, the modernist city, and the postmodern city--serve as the framework for the ...

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Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader 1999, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813527208

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