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Market Cities, People CitiesThe Shape of Our Urban Future

Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future

Kevin T. Smiley

Michael Oluf Emerson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479856794
eISBN:
9781479882922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856794.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Cities are diverging in our contemporary era. Specifically, we use our analysis of Copenhagen and Houston to argue that cities exist for one of two reasons: for markets or for people. Market Cities ... More

The New Arab UrbanGulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

Harvey Molotch and Davide Ponzini (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479880010
eISBN:
9781479898855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is a way to learn from the Persian Gulf – to use its cities, cultures, and politics to broaden our understanding of how wealth and power operate in the world today. To learn from cities of ... More

Vegas BrewsCraft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene

Vegas Brews: Craft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene

Michael Ian Borer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479885251
eISBN:
9781479825844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Equally reviled and revered as “Sin City,” Las Vegas is both exceptional and emblematic of contemporary American cultural practices and tastes. Michael Ian Borer takes us inside the burgeoning Las ... More

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