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By Jon Binnie,Julian Holloway,Steve Millington,Craig Young

ISBN-10: 0415344913

ISBN-13: 9780415344913

In order to draw funding and tourism, towns are more and more competing to re-brand themselves as cosmopolitan, and in recent times, cosmopolitanism has develop into the point of interest of substantial serious cognizance in academia. the following, well known editors and individuals have come jointly to provide one of many first books to take on cosmopolitanism from a geographical perspective.

Central to the cosmopolitan approach is how often marginalized teams became re-valued and reconstructed as a source within the eyes of planners and politicians. This attention-grabbing booklet examines the politics of those changes through knowing the typical practices of cosmopolitanism. Which sorts of cultural distinction are valued and that are excluded from this re-visioning of the modern urban? equipped in 3 specific elements, the ebook covers:

  • production and intake, and cosmopolitanism

  • the spatialities of cosmopolitanism

  • the deployment, mobilization and articulation of cosmopolitan discourses in policy-making and concrete design.

The quantity is groundbreaking in analyzing the advanced politics of cosmopolitanism in empirical case reviews from Montreal to Singapore, London to Texas, Auckland to Amsterdam. With a powerful editorial steer, together with normal and part introductions and a end to lead the coed reader, Cosmopolitan Urbanism employs a number theoretical and empirical methods to supply a grounded therapy crucial for college students of human geography, city experiences and sociology.

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