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Wounded cities
destruction and reconstruction in a globalized world
edited by Jane Schneider and Ida Susser

Published 2003 by Berg in Oxford, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Wounded cities: deconstruction and reconstruction in a globalized world / Ida Susser and Jane Schneider
The city as a body politic / David Harvey
The depreciation of life during Mexico City's transition into 'the crisis' / Claudio Lomnitz
International commodity markets, local land markets and class conflict in a provincial Mexican city / Carol J. Meyers
Rethinking infastructure: Siberian cities and the great freeze of January 2001 / Caroline Humphrey
How Kingston was wounded / Donald Robotham
Wounded Medellín: narcotics traffic against a background of industrial decline / Mary Roldán
Global justice in the postindustrial city: urban activism beyond the global-local split / Jeff Maskovsky
After drugs and the 'war on drugs': reclaiming the power to make history in Harlem, New York / Leith Mullings
Bangkok, the bubble city / Ara Wilson
Contemporary Ho Chi Minh City in numerous contradictions: reform policy, foreign capital and the working class / Suhong Chae
Belfast: urban space, 'policing' and sectarian polarization / Dominic Bryan
'Healing the wounds of the war': placing the war-displaced in postwar Beirut / Aseel Sawalha
Wounded Palermo / Jane Schneider and Peter Schneider
Epilogue: Baghdad, 2003 / Jane Schneider and Ida Susser

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references


Library of Congress
HT119 .W68 2003

The Physical Object

xv, 317 p. :
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
1859736831, 1859736882
LC Control Number
Library Thing

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