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Learning the city: knowledge and translocal assemblage

By: McFarlane, Colin.
Publisher: West Sussex, UK Wiley Blackwell 2011Description: xi, 2018 p.ISBN: 9781405192828.Subject(s): Social learning | Urbanization - Social aspects | Social epistemology | Urban policy | Urban ecology (Sociology) | Urbanization | City planning | LearningDDC classification: 303.32 Summary: Learning the City: Translocal Assemblage and Urban Politics critically examines the relationship between knowledge, learning, and urban politics, arguing both for the centrality of learning for political strategies and developing a progressive international urbanism. Presents a distinct approach to conceptualising the city through the lens of urban learning Integrates fieldwork conducted in Mumbai's informal settlements with debates on urban policy, political economy, and development Considers how knowledge and learning are conceived and created in cities Addresses the way knowledge travels and opportunities for learning about urbanism between North and South https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Learning+the+City%3A+Knowledge+and+Translocal+Assemblage-p-9781444343410
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Learning the City: Translocal Assemblage and Urban Politics critically examines the relationship between knowledge, learning, and urban politics, arguing both for the centrality of learning for political strategies and developing a progressive international urbanism.

Presents a distinct approach to conceptualising the city through the lens of urban learning
Integrates fieldwork conducted in Mumbai's informal settlements with debates on urban policy, political economy, and development
Considers how knowledge and learning are conceived and created in cities
Addresses the way knowledge travels and opportunities for learning about urbanism between North and South


https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Learning+the+City%3A+Knowledge+and+Translocal+Assemblage-p-9781444343410

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