Worlding Cities is the first serious examination of Asian urbanism to highlight the connections between different Asian models and practices of urbanization. It includes important contributions from a respected group of scholars across a range of generations, disciplines, and sites of study.
Describes the new theoretical framework of ‘worlding’
Substantially expands and updates the themes of capital and culture
Includes a unique collection of authors across generations, disciplines, and sites of study
Demonstrates how references to Asian power, success, and hegemony make possible urban development and limit urban politics