Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of being Global

Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of being Global

Editor(s): Ananya Roy, Aihwa Ong

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011 10:34AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405192774

Online ISBN: 9781444346800

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346800

About this Book

Worlding Cities is the first serious examination of Asian urbanism to highlight the connections between different Asian models and practices of urbanization. It includes important contributions from a respected group of scholars across a range of generations, disciplines, and sites of study.

  • Describes the new theoretical framework of 'worlding'
  • Substantially expands and updates the themes of capital and culture
  • Includes a unique collection of authors across generations, disciplines, and sites of study
  • Demonstrates how references to Asian power, success, and hegemony make possible urban development and limit urban politics

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Modeling

  2. Part II: Inter-Referencing

  3. Part III: New Solidarities

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