"Globalization, Violence and the Visual Culture of Cities" [NOOK Book]


This book is the first interdisciplinary volume to examine the complex relationship between globalization, violence, and the visual culture of cities
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This book is the first interdisciplinary volume to examine the complex relationship between globalization, violence, and the visual culture of cities
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203885079
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/27/2009
  • Series: Questioning Cities Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 187
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Christoph Lindner is Professor and Chair of English Literature at the University of Amsterdam and Research Affiliate at the University of London Institute in Paris. His recent book publications include Revisioning 007 (2009), Urban Space and Cityscapes (2006), and Fictions of Commodity Culture (2003).

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Table of Contents

Foreword (Nezar AlSayyad) 1. Globalization and Violence (Christoph Lindner) PART 1 – Fear 2. Architecture and Economies of Violence: São Paulo as Case Study (Richard J. Williams) 3. Drugs and Assassins in the City of Flows (Geoffrey Kantaris) 4. Temporary Discomfort: Jules Spinatsch’s Documentation of Global Summits (Hugh Campbell) 5. American Military Imaginaries and Iraqi Cities: The Visual Economies of Globalizing War (Derek Gregory) PART 2 – Memory 6. Globalization and the Remembrance of Violence: Visual Culture, Space, and Time in Berlin (Simon Ward) 7. Trash Aesthetics: New York, Globalization, and Garbage (Lindner) 8. Global Beijing: ‘The World’ is a Violent Place (Stephanie Hemelryk Donald) PART 3 – Spectacle 9. The Poetics of Scale in Urban Photography (Shirley Jordan) 10. Globalization and Cultural Capital: Symbolic Violence in Recent Filmic Images of Paris (Ruth Cruickshank) 11. Conspiracy, Surveillance, and the Spatial Turn in the Bourne Trilogy (Sue Harris)

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