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The city cultures reader / edited by Malcolm Miles and Tim Hall ; with Iain Borden.


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2nd ed. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
  • Book
  • xiii, 508 p. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • List of plates, Acknowledgements, Introduction to the Second Edition Part 1: What is a City? Introduction-- 1 The Metropolis and Mental Life George Simmel-- 2 The Growth of the City Ernest W. Burgess-- 3. What is a City Lewis Mumford-- 4. The Hotel Lobby Siegfried Kracauer-- 5. World Cities Elizabeth Wilson Part 2: What is Culture? Introduction-- 6. Metropolitan Perceptions and the Emergence of Modernism Raymond Williams-- 7. The Affirmative Character of Culture Herbert Marcuse-- 8. The Art Museum as Ritual Carol Duncan-- 9. Separation Perfected Guy Debord-- 10. Globalised Culture: The Triumph of the West John Tomlinson Part 3: Symbolic Economies Introduction-- 11. The Production of Belief: Contribution to an Economy of Symbolic Goods Pierre Bourdieu-- 12. Opening Up Public Art's Spaces: Art, Regeneration and Audience Tim Hall-- 13. Fragments of a Metropolitan Viewpoint Martha Rosler-- 14. The World in a Shopping Mall Margaret Crawford-- 15. Justice, Politics, and the Creation of Urban Space Susan Fainstein Part 4: The Culture Industry Introduction-- 16. The Culture Industry Reconsidered Theodor W. Adorno-- 17. Reinterpreting Local Culture John Urry-- 18. Barcelona: The Making of a Cultural City Dianne Dodd-- 19. Difference, Boundaries, Community: The Irish in Britain Mary J. Hickman-- 20. Out of Order: The Public Art Machine Patricia Phillips Part 5: Cultures and Technologies Introduction-- 21. The City and the Car Mimi Sheller and John Urry-- 22. The Social and Cultural Life of the City Stephen Graham and Simon Marvin-- 23. The People's Radio of Vila Nossa Senhora Aparecida: Alternative Communication and Cultures of Resistance in Brazil Vivian Schelling-- 24. Posthuman Unbounded: Artificial Evolution and High-tech Subcultures Tiziana Terranova-- 25. Electronic Civil Disobedience Critical Art Ensemble Part 6: Everyday Lives Introduction-- 26. Plan of the Present Work Henri Lefebvre-- 27. Railway Navigation and Incarceration Michel de Certeau-- 28. Home in the Weeds Lucy Lippard-- 29. Tango: A Choreography of Urban Displacement Ana Betancour and Peter Hasdell-- 30. A Performative Critique of the City: The Urban Practice of Skateboarding, -- 1958-98 Iain Borden Part 7: Contesting Identity Introduction-- 31. Space, Place and Gender Doreen Massey-- 32. Social Movements and the Politics of Difference Iris Marion Young-- 33. World Alienation and the Modern Age: The Deprivations of Obscurity Kimberley Curtis-- 34. Changing the Public Space: The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo Suzana Torre-- 35. Re-Imagining the Global: Relocation and Local Identities in Cairo Farha Ghannam Part 8: Boundaries and Transgressions Introduction-- 36. The Dirt of Cities, the.
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Publisher's Summary:
Presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and culture. The extensively revised and updated second edition of The Reader now features fifty generous writings (of which thirty-eight are new) organised into ten parts which explore themes such as: what is a city?; what is culture?; symbolic economies; the culture industry; culture and technologies; everyday lives; contesting identity; boundaries and transgressions; utopias and dystopias; and possible urban futures.
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Miles, Malcolm.
Hall, Tim.
Borden, Iain.
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