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Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Robert Neuwirth
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-06 - Publisher: Routledge

In almost every country of the developing world, the most active builders are squatters, creating complex local economies with high rises, shopping strips, banks, and self-government. As they invent new social structures, Neuwirth argues, squatters are at the forefront of the worldwide movement to develop new visions of what constitutes
A Sea for Encounters
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Stella Borg Barthet
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01 - Publisher: Rodopi

The present volume contains general essays on: the relevance of `Commonwealth¿ literature; the treatment of Dalits in literature and culture; the teaching of African literature in the UK; `sharing places¿ and Drum magazine in South Africa; black British book covers as primers for cultural contact; Christianity, imperialism, and conversion; Orang
Interactive Digital Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri, Mads Haahr, Diğdem Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim Sezen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge

The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It assembles the voices of leading researchers and practitioners like Janet
Cities
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Raymond Joshua Scannell
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-03 - Publisher: Routledge

In Cities, Raymond Joshua Scannell examines how dramatic changes in the global economy and technology during the latter half of the twentieth century have radically restructured the city as a lived environment. Beginning with the impacts of globalisation on national and regional economies across the planet, Scannell investigates the rapidly
Diasporas and Exiles
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Howard Wettstein, Professor of Philosophy Howard Wettstein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-07 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

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