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- DescriptionExamining the way people imagine and interact in their cities, this book explores the post-cosmopolitan city. The contributors consider the effects of migration, national, and religious revivals (with their new aesthetic sensibilities), the dispositions of marginalized economic actors, and globalized tourism on urban sociality.
- Author BiographyCaroline Humphrey is a Research Director in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. She has worked in the USSR/Russia, Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, Nepal, and India. Her research interests include socialist and post-socialist society, religion, ritual, economy, history, and the contemporary transformations of cities. Vera Skvirskaja is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Anthropology at Copenhagen University. She has worked in arctic Siberia, Uzbekistan and Ukraine. Her recent research interests include urban cosmopolitanism, educational migration in Europe and coexistence in the post-Soviet city.
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication30/08/2012
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleSpace and Place
- Series Part/Volume Number9
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight521 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byCaroline Humphrey,Vera Skvirskaja
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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