The city cultures reader
- edited by Malcolm Miles and Tim Hall ; with Iain Borden.
- 2nd ed.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
- Physical description
- xiii, 508 p. ; 25 cm.
- Routledge urban reader series ; no. 3.
- 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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- The Routledge urban reader series ; no. 3
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- 0415302455 (paperback : alk. paper)
- 9780415302449 (alk. paper)
- 9780415302456 (paperback : alk. paper)
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