Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapes (Rethinking by Manfred B. Steger,Anne McNevin

By Manfred B. Steger,Anne McNevin

How do political ideologies and concrete landscapes intersect within the context of globalization? This quantity illuminates the construction of ideologies as either discursive and spatial phenomena in designated contributions that floor their research in towns of the worldwide North and South. From Sydney to Singapore, Hong Kong to Hanoi, Las Vegas to Macau, traditional public areas are in decline as websites of ideological dissent. as a substitute, we're witnessing the colonisation of city area by means of industry globalism (today’s dominant worldwide ideology) and securitised surveillance regimes. by contrast backdrop, how should still we interpret the proliferation of metaphors that declare to speak the essence of worldwide transformation? In what methods do area and language interact to normalise the reality claims of strong ideological gamers? What forms of social forces mobilise to contest the cooptation of language and house and to pose substitute neighborhood and worldwide futures?

This quantity poses those questions opposed to the cave in of outdated geographical scales and cartographic thoughts for choosing the contours of civil society. the town acts as an access aspect to a brand new spatial analytics of up to date ideological forces.

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