Global Urbanism: Knowledge, Power and the City


: Navigating the global urbanSituated urban thinkingGlobal urbanismsMultiple urban political groundsNavigating the global urbanReferencesII: Rethinking global urbanisms: Thinking urban grammars: An interview with Ash AminOn policy, practice, and publicsA politics of the emergentStyles of urban thinkingReferences: Decentering global urbanism: An interview with Ananya Roy: Hinterlands of the CapitaloceneCities without hinterlands?Counterpoint: metabolic urbanizationThe hinterland enigmaHinterlands of the CapitaloceneEnclosure, distanciation and infrastructuralizationHinterlands of hinterlandsFrom formal to real subsumptionMetabolic rifts and cycles of creative destructionThe hinterland question, reframedNotes: Making space for queer desire in global urbanismLooking beyond the global urban gayGetting pluriversalConcluding implicationsReferences: Seeing like an Italian city: Questioning global urbanism from an “in-between space” in TurinIntroductionFrom the South (of Europe)Worlding Turin?Worlding within an ordinary city?References: Theorising from where? Reflections on de-centring global (southern) urbanismTheorising from the global south?De-centring and re-centring urban studies?Where the neo-Marxian political-economic perspective meets the postcolonial approachCoda: The politics of knowledge production and praxisAcknowledgementsNotesReferences: Globalizing postsocialist urbanismThe ongoing aftermath of socialism: (Post)Cold War urbanisms, ghosts, intransigent materialities(Post)Cold War urbanismsGhosts and zombies of socialismIntransigent materialities(Post)socialist city debates and the project of global urbanismNoteReferences: Beyond the noosphere? Northern England’s ‘left behind’ urbanismIntroductionLeft behind?The habitus of industrial ruinationThe north of England and reconfigured imaginariesAcknowledgementsReferences: Footnote urbanism: The missing East in (not so) global urbanismRummaging through the footnotes of global urbanismFrom the footnotes to the main act: ‘Nobody knows where it is, but when you find – it’s amazing.’References: Comparative urbanism and global urban studies: Theorising the urbanIII: Everyday global urbanisms: Global urbanism inside/out: Thinking through JakartaIntroductionGlobal urbanist discourse: Othering kampungsKampung lived realitiesAgentic spaces of alterityConcluding reflectionsNoteReferences: Tiwa’s morning: “Out there, over the hills, on the other side of the tracks”: A horizon of the global urbanToo late for modernityThe black outdoorsExposure to timeItineraries of exposureReferences: Constructing the South-East Asian ascent: Global vertical urbanisms of brick and sandIntroductionBrickSandConclusionNotesReferences: Nairobi city, streets and stories: Young lives stay in place while going global through digital stagesGrowing up (digitally) globalNairobeez: From neighbourhood street rhymes to city street toursNoteReferences: Rethinking global urbanism from a ‘fripe’ marketplace in TunisIntroductionThe bale opening: Mediating encounters with contingent global formsIncorporation, adaptation and reinvention: Remaking global forms in the marketplaceConclusionNotesReferences: Liminal spaces and resistance in Mexico City: Towards an everyday global urbanismMale liminal spacesFemale spatial experiences on everyday journeysSome final reflectionsNotesReferences: Death and the city: Necrological notes from KinshasaIntro: Housing in heavenDisplaced urbanism, urbanism of displacementCity as cemeteryCemetery as cityNecropolis – the new global southern urbanism?Conclusion: The eschatological orientation of southern global urbanismNotesReferences: Pathways toward a dialectical urbanism: Thinking with the contingencies of crisis, care and capitalismInfrastructures of inequality in the Cape Town water crisisPolicing order: Land occupation and evictionMulti-sited relations of indebtednessNoteReferences: Global self-urbanism: Self-organisation amidst regulatory crisis and uneven urban citizenshipIntroduction: For a unitary conceptualisation of self-urbanismThe rise of self-urbanism in the twentieth centuryThe complexity of self-urbanism in the housing sphere: A stratified definitionThe implications of global self-urbanism: The new institutional archipelago in the midst of the regulatory crisisConclusions: The epistemic value of investigating global self-urbanismNotesReferencesIV: Governing global urbanisms: Unlocking political potentialitiesSentinelArtistDesignerHackerSubversive bureaucratIn ConclusionNoteReferences: Climate changed urbanism?IntroductionUrbanising climate changeClimate changing urbanismTransforming urban futures?References: The global urban condition and politics of thermal metabolics: The chilling prospect of killer heatIntroductionOverheating and urban thermal metabolismAn emerging urban thermal politicsUrban thermal infrastructures: Outside cooling and heatingUrban climate modification: Simulation and greenwash, comfort and convenience or essential climate securityConclusionReferences: On the deployment of scientific knowledge for a new urbanism of the anthropoceneIntroductionBuilding consensus in a heterogeneous, chaotic worldThe elusive policy-making audienceToward recognition of multiple knowledge systemsReferences: Global cities and the bioeconomy of health innovationIntroductionGlobal urbanism and healthThe global bioeconomyConclusionReferences: Hacking the urban code: Notes on durational imagination in city-makingPermanence and durabilityPlanning and impermanenceThe politics of surpriseConclusion: Reimagine temporality and scaleBibliography: Global urbanism: Urban governance innovation in/for a world of citiesIntroductionInnovating urban governance in/for a world of citiesResearching urban governance innovation in/for global urbanismConclusionReferences: Corridor urbanismCorridors as a new techno-territorial phenomenonA new epistemology of global urbanismA research agenda for corridor urbanism?AcknowledgementsNotesReferences: Beyond-the-network urbanism: Everyday infrastructures in states of mutationIntroductionCities within a city: Urban fractures and fragmentsBeyond the network as beyond the state?The body as infrastructureConclusion: Everyday urban infrastructures in mutationNoteReferences: Still construction and already ruinA metaphor of a monumental futureAn allegory of the “global south” in the makingAn ethnographic motif (undone)NoteReferences: The migration of spaces: Monumental urbanism beyond materiality: Land as situated spatio-histories: A dialogue with global urbanismQuestioning a singular global narrativeTongbian philosophySSP, Kowloon, Hong KongVN East DelhiSituated histories as differenceBibliographyV: Contesting global urbanism: Women organising, advocacy and Indian cities in between informal dwelling and informal economies: An interview with SEWA’s Renana Jhabvala: From a Neapolitan perspective, reaching out beyond prevailing cultural models : An interview Emma FerulanoURBAN STRUGGLES AND THEORISING FROM EASTERN EUROPEAN CITIES A collective interview with Ana Vilenica, loana Florea, Veda Popovici and Zsuzsi Posfai: Planning, community spaces and youth urban futures: From Accra, in conversation with Victoria Okoye and Yussif Larry Aminu: A counter-dominant global urbanism?: Experiments from LebanonUtopias and imaginariesLebanon’s yearnings for another urbanismA counter-dominant global urbanism?NotesBibliography: Living in the city beyond housing: Urbanism of the commonsNeoliberalisation urbanism: Individualisation limits dwelling and social mobilisationBreaking through fragmentation and the local scaleTowards an urbanism of the commonsAcknowledgementsNotesReferences