Book: "Post-Cosmopolitan Cities: Explorations of Urban Coexistence" – Københavns Universitet

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26. september 2012

Book: "Post-Cosmopolitan Cities: Explorations of Urban Coexistence"

Edited by Caroline Humphrey and Vera Skvirskaja

260 pages

ISBN 978-0-85745-510-9

Examining the way people imagine and interact in their cities, this book explores the post-cosmopolitan city. The contributors consider the effects of migration, national, and religious revivals (with their new aesthetic sensibilities), the dispositions of marginalized economic actors, and globalized tourism on urban sociality. The case studies here share the situation of having been incorporated in previous political regimes (imperial, colonial, socialist) that one way or another created their own kind of cosmopolitanism, and now these cities are experiencing the aftermath of these regimes while being exposed to new national politics and migratory flows of people.

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