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
Wiley; June 2011
- ISBN: 9781444346770
- Edition: 1
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- Title: Worlding Cities
Series: SUSC-IJURR Book Series
- Author: Ananya Roy (ed.); Aihwa Ong (ed.)
About The Author
Ananya Roy is Professor of City and Regional Planning and Co-Director of Global Metropolitan Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her most recent book is Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development (2010).
Aihwa Ong is Professor of Socio-cultural Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her most recent publications are Privatizing China, Socialism from Afar (2008) and Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate (2010).