(Article of book - 2009)

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Fragmented Dhaka. Analysing everyday life with Henri Lefebvre's theory of production of space

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Dhaka is one of the world's fastest growing cities. This confronts its inhabitants with contradictions that ask for redefining our ways of living in and thinking about the city. Western conceptions of public space and urban societies are challenged by a symptomatic fragmentation. By means of ethnographic field research it describes the production of "enriched"or multifunctional spaces through everyday life practices, recognising in the inhabitants' appropriation and adaptation processes a potential for sustainable mixed forms of urban development. City and urbanity emerge as the result of three continuously interacting and interdependent production processes : physical, mental and social



Published at : Collection Sozialgeographische Bibliothek / ISBN 978-3-515-09404-7 ;

Editor : Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart - ALLEMAGNE (2009)

Millesime : 2009, no 10  [226 p.]

Bibliographic references : 7 p.

Collation : 16 p. fig. et phot. coul. h.t.



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