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Implosions /Explosions - Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization
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Implosions /Explosions - Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization
von: Neil Brenner
Jovis Verlag, 2015
ISBN: 9783868598933
576 Seiten, Download: 10625 KB
 
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Inhaltsverzeichnis

  Cover 1  
  Back Cover 2  
  Title 3  
  Preface 6  
  Contents 10  
  1. Introduction: Urban Theory Without an Outside 14  
     Notes 28  
  One: Foundations—The Urbanization Question 33  
     2. From the City to Urban Society 36  
     3. Cities or Urbanization? 52  
        Cities Limited and Unlimited 55  
        Capitalist Urbanization 57  
        Alternative Urbanization 59  
        An Adequate Language 60  
        Conclusions 63  
        Notes 66  
     4. Networks, Borders, Differences: Towards a Theory of the Urban 67  
        The Thesis of Complete Urbanization 69  
        The City in Urban Society 70  
        Perceived, Conceived and Lived Space 73  
        Urban Space: Networks, Borders, Differences 76  
        A New Understanding of the Urban 79  
        Notes 80  
  Two: Complete Urbanization—Experience, Site, Process 82  
     5. Where Does the City End? 86  
        Notes 89  
        Figure Credits 89  
     6. Traveling Warrior and Complete Urbanization in Switzerland: Landscape as Lived Space 90  
        Town and Country 91  
        The Theory of the Production of Space 94  
        The Experience of Complete Urbanization 98  
        The Bright Lights of the City 100  
        Notes 102  
        Figure Credits 102  
     7. Is the Matterhorn City? 103  
        Differences 104  
        Networks 105  
        Borders 106  
        Matterhorn 108  
        Figure Credits 108  
     8. Extended Urbanization and Settlement Patterns in Brazil: An Environmental Approach 109  
        Industrialization and Extended Urbanization 110  
        Peripheries: Industries and Frontiers 111  
        The Environmental Question 114  
        Towards Alternative Metropolitan Ecologies? 116  
        Notes 119  
        Figure Credits 120  
     9. The Emergence of Desakota Regions in Asia: Expanding a Hypothesis 121  
        Definitions and Parameters 124  
        The Emergence of the Extended Metropolitan Region in Asia 126  
        Conditions and Processes Underlying the Emergence of New Zones of Economic Interaction: Desakota 128  
        Questions Concerning the Desakota Regions in Asia 132  
        Issues of Policy Formation 133  
        Conclusion 136  
        Notes 136  
        Figure Credits 137  
  Three: Planetary Urbanization—Openings 138  
     10. The Urbanization of the World 142  
        The Urbanization of the World 142  
        Globalization, Urbanization, Industrialization 150  
        A Planet of Slums 153  
        Towards a New Urban Agenda 156  
        Notes 159  
        Figure Credits 159  
     11. Planetary Urbanization 160  
        Notes 163  
     12. The Urban Question Under Planetary Urbanization 164  
        Perspective and Prospective 164  
        Blind Fields and Ways of Seeing 166  
        Concrete Abstractions and Abstract Expressionism 168  
        Separation and Encounters: “The Urban Consolidates” 171  
        Centrality and Citizenship: Here Comes Everybody? 174  
        Notes 179  
     13. Theses on Urbanization 181  
        Notes 200  
        Figure Credits 202  
     14. Patterns and Pathways of Global Urbanization: Towards Comparative Analysis 203  
        Tracing Global Urbanization 204  
        Case Studies and Urban Models 205  
        New Processes of Urbanization 205  
        On Comparative Urban Studies 206  
        A Historical Territorial Approach 210  
        Three Dimensions of Urbanization 211  
        Models of Urbanization 213  
        Patterns of Urbanization 213  
        Pathways of Urbanization 214  
        The Urban as Open Horizon 215  
        Notes 216  
        Figure Credits 217  
     15. The Country and The City in the Urban Revolution 218  
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        2 218  
        3 219  
        4 220  
        5 220  
        6 221  
        7 221  
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        10 222  
        11 223  
        12 223  
        13 224  
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        19 228  
        20 228  
        21 229  
        Notes 230  
        Figure Credits 231  
  Four: Historical Geographies of Urbanization 232  
     16. Urbs in Rure: Historical Enclosure and the Extended Urbanization of the Countryside 236  
        Defining Original Extended Urbanization 238  
        Open-field System, Common Right and Parliamentary Enclosure 244  
        Parliamentary Enclosure as Original Extended Urbanization 248  
        Conclusions 253  
        Notes 257  
        Figure Credits 259  
     17. What is the Urban in the Contemporary World? 260  
        The Industrial City, the City-Countryside Relationship and the Emergence of the Urban 262  
        Contemporary Urbanization: Its Extended Nature and Other Implications 264  
        The Extended Urbanization of Contemporary Brazil 265  
        Notes 267  
     18. The Urbanization of Switzerland 268  
        Decentralized Urbanization 269  
        A Completely Urbanized Switzerland 273  
        New Urban Landscapes 274  
        Notes 275  
        Figure Credits 275  
     19. Regional Urbanization and the End of the Metropolis Era 276  
        Metropolitan Urbanization 276  
        Regional Urbanization and the Great Density Convergence 278  
        Reconstituting the Inner and Outer Cities 280  
        Causes and Consequences of Regional Urbanization 282  
        Extended Regional Urbanization 283  
        The New Regionalism: Some Concluding Remarks 285  
        Notes 287  
        Figure Credits 287  
     20. Worldwide Urbanization and Neocolonial Fractures: Insights From the Literary World 288  
        Worldwide Urbanization and Revolution 289  
        On Uneven Urbanization 291  
        Literature: An Entry Point into Global and Comparative Urbanization 294  
        Creolizing the Urban Revolution 295  
        Texaco 298  
        Conclusion: On the Coeval Character of the Urban 300  
        Notes 303  
  Five: Urban Studies and Urban Ideologies 307  
     21. The “Urban Age” in Question 310  
        Background: The Postwar Debate on Urban Population Thresholds 314  
        The Theoretical Imperative: Postwar Critiques of Urban Demography 318  
        Urban Age as Statistical Artifact 320  
        Urban Age as Chaotic Conception 324  
        Conclusion: Towards an Investigation of Planetary Urbanization 330  
        Notes 334  
        Figure Credits 337  
     22. What Role For Social Science in the “Urban Age”? 338  
        Introduction: The Superannuation of Social Science? 338  
        The Dimming of Urban Social Science? 343  
        The New Urban Enthusiasm and its Discontents 346  
        Conclusion: Prospectus for Urban Social Science 348  
        Notes 351  
     23. City as Ideology 353  
        Introduction 353  
        New Urban Forms, New Urban Concepts 354  
        The Urbanization of Ideology 356  
        City and Country: Beyond the Spatial Division of Labor 360  
        City as a System: The Urban Lifecycle and the Commuting Zone 362  
        City as an Ideal Type: Urban Competitiveness 366  
        Conclusion: Who Benefits from the City as Ideology? 368  
        Notes 369  
     24. Urbanizing Urban Political Ecology: A Critique of Methodological Cityism 372  
        Introduction: The Green City in an Urban World 372  
        The History: How Political Ecology Came to the City 373  
        Methodological Cityism 376  
        A Political Ecology of Urbanization 380  
        Conclusion 383  
        Notes 384  
     25. Whither Urban Studies? 386  
        Notes 393  
  Six: Visualizations—Ideologies and Experiments 395  
     26. A Typology of Urban Switzerland 398  
        Conceptions of an Urban Switzerland 399  
        The Rediscovery of the Urban 404  
        The Helvetian Model of Urbanization 405  
        Towards a New Typology of Urbanization: A Methodological Strategy 406  
        Metropolitan Regions 408  
        Networks of Cities 413  
        Quiet Zones 417  
        Alpine Resorts 420  
        Alpine Fallow Lands 422  
        Differences as Urban Potential 425  
        Notes 427  
        Figure Credits 427  
     27. Is the Mediterranean Urban? 428  
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        6 451  
        7 454  
        Notes 457  
        Figure Credits 459  
     28. Visualizing an Urbanized Planet—Materials 460  
        Urbanization as a Cartography of Population 461  
        Urbanization and the Geography of Economic Activity 465  
        World Urbanization and Transportation Infrastructures 468  
        Urbanization and Communications Infrastructures 470  
        Urbanization as Worldwide Transformation of Land Occupation and Environment 472  
        Notes 475  
        Figure Credits 475  
  Seven: Political Strategies, Struggles and Horizons 477  
     29. Two Approaches to “World Management”: C. A. Doxiadis and R. B. Fuller 480  
        The Institutionalization of the Urbanization Question 481  
        Doxiadis, Fuller and the World Society of Ekistics 482  
        Doxiadis and Planetary Zoning 484  
        Fuller and Planetary Resource Utilization 491  
        The Persistence of Technoscientific Ideologies 498  
        Notes 502  
        Figure Credits 503  
     30. City Becoming World: Nancy, Lefebvre and the Global-Urban Imagination 505  
        Introduction: A Vast Urban Hive 505  
        Urbs et orbis 508  
        Urban Society and Urban Revolution 514  
        Conclusion: The World as an Opening 519  
        Notes 520  
     31. The Right to the City and Beyond: Notes on a Lefebvrian Reconceptualization 523  
        Notes 532  
     32. The Hypertrophic City Versus the Planet of Fields 533  
        Fossil Capitalism and Energy Regimes 535  
        Ecological Imperialism and the Limits to Limitless Growth 536  
        End of the World’s Smallholders? 538  
        Why Centralize Agriculture? 541  
        How to Centralize Agriculture 543  
        Conclusion 546  
        Notes 548  
     33. Becoming Urban: On Whose Terms? 551  
        The Language of Urban Research 551  
        Peri-urban Zones of Encounter 553  
        Whose Imaginary of the Future City? 555  
        Notes 560  
  Coda 562  
     34. Dissolving City, Planetary Metamorphosis 566  
        Notes 570  
  Contributors 572  
  Sources 575  
  Imprint 577  


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