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Dubai, the city as corporation / Ahmed Kanna.

By: Kanna, Ahmed.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011Description: xiii, 262 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780816656301; 0816656304; 9780816656318; 0816656312.Subject(s): Cities and towns -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai | Cities and towns -- Growth | Cities and towns -- Social aspects -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai | Rural development -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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