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Cities and Sovereignty: Identity Politics in Urban Spaces Hardcover – February 1, 2011
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"Investigates the complex intersection of identity, community, nation, state, and sovereignty in urban spaces.... [A]n exciting and innovative contribution." —Kevin Dunn, Hobart and William Smith Colleges(Kevin Dunn, Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
"This book offers valuable interdisciplinary perspectives on the nature of identity conflicts and governance, and their impacts upon the urban condition. This book is an insightful read for the urbanist, sociologist, political geographer, and historian alike—or anyone for that matter who is searching for a deeper understanding of the complexities of identities and their relations with networks
of sovereignty." —Contemporary Sociology
About the Author
Diane E. Davis is Professor of Political Sociology and Head of the International Development Group, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT.
Nora Libertun de Duren is Director of Planning, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture.