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Worlding Cities free pdf 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

About Ananya Roy

Ananya Roy is Professor of City and Regional Planning andCo-Director of Global Metropolitan Studies at the University ofCalifornia, Berkeley. Her most recent book is Poverty Capital:Microfinance and the Making of Development (2010).

Aihwa Ong is Professor of Socio-cultural Anthropology atthe University of California, Berkeley. Her most recentpublications are Privatizing China, Socialism from Afar(2008) and Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate(2010).


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Author : Ananya Roy
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 15 July 2011
ISBN : 1405192763
EAN : 9781405192767
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 376 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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