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Regenerating Culture and Society: Architecture, Art and Urban Style within the Global Politics of City-Branding Jonathan Harris

Regenerating Culture and Society: Architecture, Art and Urban Style within the Global Politics of City-Branding

Jonathan Harris

Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781846316401
Paperback
347 pages
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Regenerating Culture is an essential guide to the visual arts regeneration strategies that local and national governments have adopted to position their cities in the booming global market for cultural heritage tourism. With case studies fromMoreRegenerating Culture is an essential guide to the visual arts regeneration strategies that local and national governments have adopted to position their cities in the booming global market for cultural heritage tourism. With case studies from England, Brazil, Colombia, China, Thailand, and the former Soviet Union, this volume offers critical analyses of the history of regeneration policies and practices with a unique focus on the use of art, architecture, and design as vehicles for the redesign and representation of cities. Among the topics considered in this volume are sustainability and energy production for cities, sexuality and architecture, surveillance and power on the streets, utopian imaginings of alternative societies, and consultation for social change in building.