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Postcolonial Urbanism

Ryan Bishop

Postcolonial Urbanism

Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes

by Ryan Bishop

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL7496512M
ISBN 100415932505
ISBN 109780415932509

The Influence of Postcolonial Urban Theoryin Urban Planner Training. Introduction: Background; Traditional planning and urban theory originally developed in the West involves several points: rational systems, top-down planning, large-scale substructure, monolithic capital undertakings, broad democratic administration and ‘good governance’ with tonss of answerability mechanisms. "Postcolonial Urbanism" demonstrates the narrowness of this vision. Cities in the postcolonial world, the book shows, are producing novel forms of urbanism not reducible to Western urbanism. Despite being heavily colonized in the past, Southeast Asia has been largely ignored in discussions about postcolonial theory and in general considerations.

Postcolonial, comparative urbanism and assemblage urban theories already provide inspiration for this work, encouraging more experimental and critical methodologies (McFarlane, ;Robinson.   Table of contents. Introducing Postcolonial Geographies, Alison Blunt and Cheryl McEwan Part I: Postcolonial Knowledge and Networks 1. Postcolonial geographies: Survey-explore-review 2. Constructing colonial discourse: Britain, South Africa and the Empire in the nineteenth century, Alan Lester 3. Imperialism, sexuality and space: Purity Movements inthe Brits Empire, Richard Phillips 4.

Postcolonialism is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lonialism is a critical theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of European imperial power. The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, with which it . Molly Slavin (Ph.D.): postcolonial studies, urbanism, criminality My dissertation, “Criminal Cities: Postcolonial Crime in the Contemporary Novels of London, Belfast, Bombay, and Johannesburg,” looks at portrayals of crime and criminality alongside theories of urbanism in the late-twentieth and early-twenty-first century novels of London.


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Just as it is erroneous to posit global urbanism as solely the result of technological homogeneity, so is it a mistake to ascribe the abrupt and violence-ridden halt of growth and progress in Jakarta to the globalizing processes underlying the collapse of the baht in Thailand and the onset of Cited by: 1.

Postcolonial Urbanism demonstrates the narrowness of this vision. Cities in the postcolonial world, the book shows, are producing novel forms of urbanism not reducible to Western urbanism.

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Cities in the postcolonial world, the book shows, are producing novel forms of urbanism not reducible to Western urbanism. Despite being heavily colonized in the past, Southeast Asia has been largely ignored in discussions about postcolonial theory and in general considerations of global urbanism.

Combining theoretical scholarship, ethnographic exploration, media archival research and textual and visual analysis, the book foregrounds complex urban dynamics in and around the region and raises critical questions about changing urban life for postcolonial cities across the Global South.

the urban condition. Indeed, this book is assembled as precisely such an intervention. Its essays highlight an urban problematic – “Asian” experi-ments with city-making – that cannot be easily subsumed within existing genres of urban theory, from political economy to the by: Shareable Link.

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Books online: Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes,nd: Taylor & Francis Ltd. (). Urbanism, mobility and Bombay: Reading the postcolonial city. Journal of Postcolonial Writing: Vol. 47, Tracing the Urban Imaginary in the Postcolonial Metropolis and the 'New' Metropolis, pp.

Cited by: 8. Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes Ryan Bishop (Editor), John Phillips (Editor), Wei Wei Yeo (Editor) Published by Routledge (). An invention of colonialism, no city has been a greater focus of literary writing than Bombay, which demonstrates the mobility and cosmopolitanism of the postcolonial city, and the fluidity, class Author: Bill Ashcroft.

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In Behind the Postcolonial Abidin Kusno shows how colonial representations have been revived and rearticulated in postcolonial Indonesia. The book shows how architecture and urban space can be seen, both historically and theoretically, as representations of political and cultural tendencies that characterize an emerging as well as a declining social order/5.

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Despite being heavily colonized in the past, Southeast Asia has been largely ignored in discussions about postcolonial theory and in general considerations of global urbanism.

‘Postcolonial studies, unwittingly commemorating a lost recognition by rethinking subaltern urbanism. Drawing on postcolonial theory, I shift the After all, Suketu Mehta’s book Maximum City (), which itself redraws the line between fiction and ethnography, is an uncanny shadow history of .The focus then moves to the growing critique of these earlier studies of the colonial city, from the late s, by indigenous and other postcolonial scholars whose alternative representations address, among other issues, questions of modernity, identity, and nationalism, and the representation of postcolonial urbanism as heritage.

His book is the first comprehensive study of Indonesian regional architecture and urbanism to deal with such a topic. Postcolonial History of Architecture and Urbanism is based on Ridwan's PhD thesis at the Bartlett School of Architecture, submitted in and supervised by Professor Iain Borden, who also provides a foreword to the new book.