By Setha M. Low
Anthropological views aren't frequently represented in city reports, even if many anthropologists were contributing actively to concept and examine on city poverty, racism, globalization, and structure. The New city Anthropology Reader corrects this omission by means of offering 12 cross-cultural case reports concentrating on the research of house and place.
Five photographs of the city—the divided urban, the contested urban, the worldwide urban, the modernist urban, and the postmodern city—serve because the framework for the chosen essays. those photographs spotlight present learn developments in city anthropology, resembling poststructural stories of race, classification, and gender within the city context; political financial reports of transnational tradition; and
studies of the symbolic and social creation of city house and planning.
Theorizing the town: An creation through Setha M. Low
Part I. The Divided City
The altering value of Race and sophistication in an African American neighborhood, Steven Gregory
Fortified Enclaves: the recent city Segregation by means of Teresa P. R. Caldeira
Part II. The Contested City
Spatializing tradition: The Social construction and Social development of Public area in Costa Rica, Setha M. Low
Part III. the worldwide City
Wholesale Sushi: tradition and Commodity in Tokyo’s Tsukiki Market, Ted Bestor
Part IV. The Modernist City
The Modernist urban and the demise of the road by means of James Holston
Part V. The Postmodern City
Spatial Discourse and Social barriers: Re-imagining the Toronto Waterfront through Matthew Cooper
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Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader by Setha M. Low