The Resource Dubai, the city as corporation, Ahmed Kanna

Dubai, the city as corporation, Ahmed Kanna

Label
Dubai, the city as corporation
Title
Dubai, the city as corporation
Statement of responsibility
Ahmed Kanna
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Somewhere in the course of the late twentieth century, Dubai became more than itself. The city was, suddenly, a postmodern urban spectacle rising from the desert--precisely the glittering global consumer utopia imagined by Dubai's rulers and merchant elite. In "Dubai, the City as Corporation," Ahmed Kanna looks behind this seductive vision to reveal the role of cultural and political forces in shaping both the image and the reality of Dubai. Exposing local struggles over power and meaning in the making and representation of Dubai, Kanna examines the core questions of what gets built
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
307.76095357
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT147.5
LC item number
.K36 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Dubai, the city as corporation, Ahmed Kanna
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Dubai Contexts and Contestations -- State, Citizen, and Foreigner in Dubai -- "Going South" with the Starchitects : Urbanist Ideology in the Emirati City -- The Vanished Village : Nostalgic and Nationalist Critiques of the New Dubai -- The City-Corporation : Young Professionals and the Limits of the Neoliberal Response -- Indian Ocean Dubai : The Identity Politics of South Asian Immigrants -- Conclusion : Politicizing Dubai Space
Control code
ocn750228184
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 262 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816676583
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/cttbgx8f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26424551
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)750228184
  • pebcs0816676585

Library Locations

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