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Race and urban space in contemporary American culture

Kennedy, Liam

Race and urban space in contemporary American culture

by Kennedy, Liam

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Published by Fitzroy Dearborn in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Urban -- United States,
  • Cities and towns in literature,
  • Cities and towns in mass media,
  • Race relations in literature,
  • Race relations in mass media,
  • United States -- Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesRace and urban space in American culture.
    StatementLiam Kennedy.
    SeriesTendencies : identities, texts, cultures, Tendencies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT221 .K466 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21503319M
    ISBN 10157958280X
    OCLC/WorldCa45399423

    Craig E. Barton, ed., Sites of Memory: Perspectives on Architecture and Race (Princeton Architectural Press, ) Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, ed., White Papers, Black Marks: Architecture, Race, Culture (University of Minnesota Press, ). Since their arrival in the sixteenth century, Africans and Americans of African descent have been involved in American design, first as Author: Tia Blassingame.   Nikole Hannah-Jones. The New York Times will collaborate with the National Gallery of Victoria over the coming months as part of the MoMA at NGV: Years of Modern and Contemporary Art festival, bringing together internationally acclaimed reporters and columnists from The New York Times with local personalities in a series of one-time-only live .

      Mustafa Dikeç is professor of urban studies at the Université Paris-Est and Malmö University. He is the author of Badlands of the Republic and Space, Politics and lives in both Paris and Malmö. “Urban Rage lays out in compelling detail an argument for understanding urban unrest in the contemporary era. Urban culture is the culture of towns and defining theme is the presence of a great number of very different people in a very limited space - most of them are strangers to each other. This makes it possible to build up a vast array of subcultures close to each other, exposed to each other's influence, but without necessarily intruding into people's private lives.

    In the social sciences, there is no paucity of studies about the urban as a “real” place. To take a few examples, in Massey and Denton’s () American Apartheid, the ghetto receives plenty of attention, as a historical process whereby Blacks suffer from Whites’ deliberate construction of housing segregation at the turn of the twentieth by: regarding race and racial inequality. These include how race is socially constructed and how the construction process connects with questions of biology, history, and power. The essays also provide students with information about how and why we need to engage in meaningful, inclusive conversations about race in contemporary American Size: KB.


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Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, Kennedy, in this book, looks specifically at white/black racial relations and representations, suggesting that the “generative relations between space, race, and representations” in America create a framework that renders the city as “a readable.

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