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Branding Cities : Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change - Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Branding Cities

Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change

By: Stephanie Hemelryk Donald (Editor), Eleonore Kofman (Editor), Catherine Kevin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 12th December 2008
ISBN: 9780415965262
Number Of Pages: 192

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Cultural analysts, social scientists, and media scholars explore the ways in which cities generate competing visions of their use and their future, thereby branding their image for international consumption.

List of Figuresp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction: Processes of Cosmopolitanism and Parochialismp. 1
Strangers as Neighbors in the Cosmopolis: New Migrants in London, Diversity, and Placep. 14
Conflicting Mobilities: Cultural Diversity and City Branding in Berlinp. 28
Branding the City: Selling Contradiction for Global Advantage
London's Chinatown: Branded Place or Community Space?p. 45
Living and Making the Branded City and Its Contradictions: Skilled EU Migrants in Manchesterp. 59
Understanding Cultural Quarters in Branded Citiesp. 75
Idea of the City: Cinematic Futures and the Grounds of the Present
London Undead: Screening/Branding the Empty Cityp. 91
Branding the Modernist Metropolis: The Eternal City and the City of Lights in Cinema after World War IIp. 105
Nantes's Atlantic Problemp. 123
Family Histories: The Remembered City
Stripes and My Country or, On Not Being at Homep. 139
Cosmopolitanism with Roots: The Jewish Presence in Shanghai before the Communist Revolution and as Brand in the New Metropolisp. 156
A La Mode: The Cosmopolitan and the Provincialp. 172
Cosmopolitanism, Branding, and the Public Realmp. 189
Filmographyp. 199
Bibliographyp. 203
Contributorsp. 217
Indexp. 223
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ISBN: 9780415965262
ISBN-10: 0415965268
Series: Routledge Advances in Geography
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 12th December 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1