A Companion to Urban Anthropology

A Companion to Urban Anthropology

Editor(s): Donald M. Nonini

Published Online: 21 MAR 2014 08:51PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444330106

Online ISBN: 9781118378625

DOI: 10.1002/9781118378625

About this Book

A Companion to Urban Anthropology presents a collection of original essays from international scholars on key issues in urban anthropology and broader cross-disciplinary urban studies.

  • Features newly commissioned essays from 35 leading international scholars in urban and global studies
  • Includes essays in classic areas of concern to urban anthropologists such as built structures and urban planning, community, security, markets, and race
  • Covers emergent areas  in the field including: 21st-century cities borders, citizenship, sustainability, and urban sexualities

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Foundational Concepts: Affirmed and Contested

  2. Part II: Materializations and Their Imaginaries

  3. Part III: Dividing Processes, Bases of Solidarity

  4. Part IV: Abstractions of Consequence

  5. Part V: Experiencing/Knowing the City in Everyday Life

  6. Part VI: Nature and the City

  7. Part VII: Challenging the Present, Anticipating Urban Futures

    1. Chapter 26

      The Commons (pages 447–469)

      Maribel Casas-Cortés, Sebastian Cobarrubias and John Pickles

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