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Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Ipsita Chatterjee

Abstract

Globalization is a much talked about subject in academic and non-academic circles; hence plenty has been written to understand it, describe it, and find conceptual tools to explain it. However, academic work on globalization often tends to segment it into either economic globalization in the form of flows of capital, investment, commodities, or cultural globalization in the form of fast food, Barbie dolls, and migrant landscapes, or political globalization in the form of hollowing out of the nation state and the emergence of region states. This book explores spectacular landscapes of the Aksha ... More

Keywords: globalization, dialectics, city, urban, landscape, culture, socio-spatial dialectic, migration, religion, class, capitalism, accumulation, alienation, theme park, utopia, fantasy, patriarchy, exploitation, Marxism, feminism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199465132
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ipsita Chatterjee, author
Ipsita Chatterjee is Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of North Texas