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By Jon Binnie,Julian Holloway,Steve Millington,Craig Young

In order to draw funding and tourism, towns are more and more competing to re-brand themselves as cosmopolitan, and in recent times, cosmopolitanism has develop into the focal point of substantial severe consciousness in academia. right here, popular editors and individuals have come jointly to supply one of many first books to take on cosmopolitanism from a geographical perspective.


Central to the cosmopolitan approach is how ordinarily marginalized teams became re-valued and reconstructed as a source within the eyes of planners and politicians. This interesting e-book examines the politics of those differences via figuring out the standard practices of cosmopolitanism. Which different types of cultural distinction are valued and that are excluded from this re-visioning of the modern urban? prepared in 3 distinctive components, the publication covers:




  • production and intake, and cosmopolitanism

  • the spatialities of cosmopolitanism

  • the deployment, mobilization and articulation of cosmopolitan discourses in policy-making and concrete design.


The quantity is groundbreaking in studying the complicated politics of cosmopolitanism in empirical case stories from Montreal to Singapore, London to Texas, Auckland to Amsterdam. With a robust editorial steer, together with normal and part introductions and a end to steer the scholar reader, Cosmopolitan Urbanism employs various theoretical and empirical ways to supply a grounded therapy crucial for college students of human geography, city reports and sociology.

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