Learning the City: Knowledge and Translocal Assemblage
September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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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