Exploring the city: inquiries toward an urban anthropology. Type: Book; Author(s): Ulf Hannerz; Date: ; Publisher: Columbia University Press; Pub place. Title. Exploring the city: inquiries toward an urban anthropology / Ulf Hannerz. Author. Hannerz, Ulf. Published. New York: Columbia University Press, Hannerz, U. , Exploring the city Inquiries toward an urban anthropology. New York, NY Columbia University Press.
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Urban history, urban anthropology, and the study of migrants in cities.
Exploring the city : inquiries toward an urban anthropology
Urban anthropology coupled with urban history allows us to compare cities that have traditionally received immigrants and those that have been more recently reconfigured. Cities in their cultural settings. This oft-cited book identifies three major approaches to the study of urban life from an anthropological perspective—urbanism, urban poverty, and urbanization.
It argues that a comprehensive integration of these three approaches provides a suitable framework for hannerz exploring the city examination of cities.
Inquiries toward an urban anthropology. Offers a social-network approach as a unifying framework that accounts both for the foundation and future study of cities. An African diapora perspective for urban anthropology.
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Cities in the United States: Studies in urban anthropology. The book departs from frameworks of urban disorganization and notions of culture as bounded and unchanging.
hannerz exploring the city Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. This study has resulted in the book Writing Future Worldsas well as a number of journal articles.
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Ulf Hannerz has also recently participated in an international comparative project of anthropological studies of small countries, resulting in the book Small Countries, co-edited with Andre Gingrich. Ongoing research projects Global scenarios The central focus hannerz exploring the city the study is on those global future scenarios which have appeared in several waves since the end of the Cold War, with such authors academics or journalists as Francis Fukuyama, Samuel Huntington, Joseph Nye, Benjamin Barber, Robert Kaplan and Thomas Friedman.
The scenarios are scrutinized here not only as texts, but also as a source of collective understandings which are reaching an increasingly global distribution.
The transnational social organization of this cultural complex is thus also analysed. While it is clear that the scenarios have in large part had Euro-American origins, a later hannerz exploring the city of them, by authors with stronger links elsewhere in the world particularly Asiahas also become more noticeable.
The monograph Writing Future Worlds has been the main result of the project.
The main publication of the project, Small Countries: Structures and Sensibilities, co-edited by Hannerz and Gingrich with 14 other contributors discussing different countries, hannerz exploring the city in Frequently countries are small in both senses.
While small scale must always be seen in relation to other social and cultural characteristics, it can influence phenomena such as network form, trust, accessibility and national self-images.