The City Cultures Reader

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Malcolm Miles, Tim Hall, Iain Borden
Psychology Press, 2004 - 508 من الصفحات
Cities are both products of culture, and sites where culture is made and received. By 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 City Cultures 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.
Designed to aid student understanding, this new edition now features extensive introductory sections that define both the city and culture. Part introductions outline the major themes, whilst introductions to the individual writings explain their interest and significance to wider debates. Annotated further reading is also provided at the end of each Part.
 

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List of plates xii
CULTURES AND TECHNOLOGIES 197
The Metropolis and Mental Life 12
What is a City? 28
Introduction 51
The Affirmative Character of Culture 66
Separation Perfected 82
Introduction 99
EVERYDAY LIVES 255
Railway Navigation and Incarceration 266
The Urban Practice of Skateboarding 195898 291
Space Place and Gender 307
Social Movements and the Politics of Difference 3 11
Relocation and Local identities in Cairo 336
BOUNDARIES ANDTRANSGRESSIONS 347
Unsettling the SelfOther Dichotomy 369

Fragments of a Metropolitan Viewpoint
Justice Politics and the Creation of Urban Space
Introduction 159
The Making of a Cultural City 177
The Public Art Machine 190
Iniſoduction 199
The Social and Cultural Life of the City 220
Artificial Evolution and Hightech Subcultures 234
New Urbanism and its Discontents 38 2
Introduction 399
Judith Shkar
Culture Representation and the Everyday 440
Introduction 449
An Invisible Resource 475
Architecture Cogenerated with Poetry because the Word is inaugural it Conveys
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Malcolm Miles is Reader at the School of Art and Design, University of Plymouth.
Tim Hall is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Geography and Environmental Management Research Unit, University of Gloucestershire.
Iain Borden is Professor of Architecture and Urban Culture, and Director of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London

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