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Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism
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Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Anne Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan

Abstract

Twenty-first century urbanization signals unprecedented challenge as well as unprecedented transformative potential. Anchoring its case studies to Asia, this volume uses an “ecologies of urbanism” analytical approach to explore the environmental dimensions of urban life in selected cities and towns. It draws together ethnographic case studies and historical research, bridging the work of anthropologists, architects, planners, religion scholars, and art historians. Read together, the cases provide a nuanced understanding of the place, form, and stakes of urban nature, as well as its attendant h ... More

Keywords: Urbanization, environment, ecology, nature, urbanism, cities, Asia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9789888390595
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Rademacher, editor
New York University

K. Sivaramakrishnan, editor
Yale University

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