ISBN 9781444330106,A Companion To Urban Anthropology

A Companion To Urban Anthropology

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John Wiley & Sons

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ISBN 9781444330106
Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781444330106

ISBN-10 1444330101
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 520 Pages
Language (English)
A Companion to Urban Anthropology presents a collection of original essays from international scholars on key issues in urban anthropology and broader crossdisciplinary urban studies. Features newly commissioned essays from 35 leading international scholars in urban and global studies Includes essays in classic areas of concern to urban anthropologists such as built structures and urban planning, community, security, markets, and race Covers emergent areas in the field including: 21stcentury cities borders, citizenship, sustainability, and urban sexualities A Companion to Urban Anthropology presents original essays on central concepts in urban anthropology and ethnography. Featuring contributions from more than 25 leading international scholars in urban studies, the readings cover a wide variety of topics. Each essay explores a key phenomenon and is grounded in the author's original research along with findings of other urbanists. Classic issues such as built structures and urban planning, community, markets, and race lead to emergent areas of study including borders, sexualities, nature, extralegality, and resilience and sustainability. A Companion to Urban Anthropology offers revealing insights into the complex forces that continue to shape the urban experience.

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