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Title Performance and the global city / edited by D.J. Hopkins and Kim Solga.
Publication Info. [Basingstoke?] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Performance interventions.
Contents Introduction: Borders, Performance, and the Global Urban Condition; D.J. Hopkins with Kim Solga -- PART I: MOBILITIES AND (IN)CIVILITIES: THE GLOBAL URBAN BORDERLANDS -- 1. The Drama of Hospitality: Performance, Migration and Urban Renewal in Johannesburg; Loren Kruger -- 2. Performing Survival in the Global City: Theatre ISOKO's The Monument; Jennifer H. Capraru and Kim Solga -- 3. Eva / Nacha / Cristina and the Argentine Trinity of Local, National, and Global Urban Politics; Jean Graham-Jones -- 4. China's Global Performatives: 'Better City, Better Life'; Susan Bennett -- PART II: TRANSACTING BODIES / EMBODIED CURRENCIES: SUBJECTS AND CITIES -- 5. Losing Venice: Conversations in a Sinking City; Nicolas Whybrow -- 6. The Urbanization and Transnational Circulation of the Peruvian Scissors Dance; Jason Bush -- 7. Commuting Performance ? Working the Middle Ground; Paul Rae and Simon Jones -- 8. Cultures of Commuting: The Mobile Negotiation of Space and Subjectivity on Delhi's Metro; Melissa Butcher -- PART III: CITIZEN STAGES: ACTS OF DISSENT IN THE GLOBAL CITY -- 9. Distrito Federal: 'Global City, Ha, Ha, Ha!'; Ana Martinez -- 10. Sarajevo: A World City Under Siege; Silvija Jestrovic -- 11. Cairo: My City, My Revolution; Nesreen Hussein -- 12. Dramaturgies of Crisis and Performances of Citizenship: Syntagma Square, Athens; Philip Hager.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from title details screen (Palgrave Connect, viewed Oct. 21, 2013).
Description based on print version record.
Subject Theater and society.
Performing arts -- Social aspects.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Public art.
Cultural policy.
Art and architecture.
City and town life.
Added Author Hopkins, D. J., editor of compilation.
Solga, Kim, 1974-, editor of compilation.
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9781137367853 (electronic bk.)
1137367857 (electronic bk.)
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