Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of being Global
Copyright © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Limited
Editor(s): Ananya Roy, Aihwa Ong
Published Online: 14 JUL 2011 10:34AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405192774
Online ISBN: 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