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Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond - (ThirdWorlds) (Hardcover)

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This volume contributes new insights to the scientific debate on post-Socialist urbanities. Based on ethnographic research in cities of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Russia, its contributions scrutinise the social production of diverse public, parochial and private spaces in conjunction with patterns of everyday encounter, identification, consumption and narration. The analyses extend from the transnational entanglements between a Dushanbe bazaar and hyper-modern Dubai to the micro-level hierarchies in a flat-sharing community in Astana. They explore competing notions of urban belonging and aesthetics in Yerevan, local perception of Central Asian Muslims in Kazan and Saint Petersburg, and more, providing a rich tapestry of academic study. Taken together, the case studies address cities as gateways to ‘new worlds’ (both local and global), discuss ambitions of states at taming urban landscapes, and illustrate current trends of economic, religious and other lifestyles in urban Central Asia and beyond. This book was originally published as a special issue of Central Asian Survey.

Number of Pages: 171
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: ThirdWorlds
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: July 14, 2017
TCIN: 53531724
UPC: 9781138743199
Item Number (DPCI): 248-79-2490
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