Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia s Cities

Written By Melissa Butcher
Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia   s Cities
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 March 2009
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  • Pages : 207 pages
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Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia s Cities

Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia   s Cities
  • Author : Melissa Butcher,Selvaraj Velayutham
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-03-23
  • Total pages : 207
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Summary : This book seeks document urban experiences of dissent and emergent resistance against disjunctive global and local flows that converge and intersect in some of Asias fastest growing cities....

Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia s Cities

Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia   s Cities
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-03-23
  • Total pages : 224
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Summary : This book documents urban experiences of dissent and emergent resistance against disjunctive global and local capital, technology and labour flows that converge and intersect in some of Asia’s fastest growing cities. Rather than constructing occupants of the city as simply passive victims of globalisation or urbanisation, it presents ways ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-05-29
  • Total pages : 240
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
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  • Publisher : SAGE Publications India
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
  • Total pages : 180
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Summary : Displacement, Revolution, and the New Urban Condition provides a window into the global urban contradiction through the lens of a Third World city. It is not a book on urban India, or a book on Ahmedabad city, or even a book on the Sabarmati River Front Development (SRFD) project, but ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 296
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  • Release Date : 2017-01-06
  • Total pages : 1349
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Summary : This second handbook offers all new content in which readers will find a thoughtful and measured interrogation of significant contemporary thinking and practice in urban education. Each chapter reflects contemporary cutting-edge issues in urban education as defined by their local context. One important theme that runs throughout this handbook is ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Total pages : 280
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  • Release Date : 2019-02-25
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  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-05
  • Total pages : 232
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Summary : In India, the practice of jugaad—finding workarounds or hacks to solve problems—emerged out of subaltern strategies of negotiating poverty, discrimination, and violence but is now celebrated in management literature as a disruptive innovation. In Jugaad Time Amit S. Rai explores how jugaad operates within contemporary Indian digital media ...

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  • Release Date : 2018-02-19
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  • Release Date : 2020-10-15
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Summary : This book examines reasons, processes, and consequences of housing displacement in different geographical contexts. It explores displacement as a prime act of housing injustice – a central issue in urban injustices. With international case studies from the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, India, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, and Hungary, this book explores ...