No. 1 Destination Culture:
How Globalization makes all
Cities Look the Same
Sharon Zukin (Brooklyn College and C.U.N.Y.)
No. 2: The "Instant City" Coming of Age:
China's Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
in Thirty Years
Xiangming Chen & Tomas de'Medici '11
No. 3 A Tale of Two (Asian) Cities:
Dubai and Singapore—Before and After the Crisis
Ahmed Kanna (Trinity College and the University of the Pacific)
No. 4 Social Accountability in Africa:
A Comparative Analysis of Participatory
Budgeting in Harare and Johannesburg
Tyanai Masiya (Trinity College and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa)
No. 5 "Margin of the Margins" in Brazil: Black Women Confront the Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion
Keisha-Khan Y. Perry (Brown University)
Executive Editor: Dr. Xiangming Chen
Managing Editor: Jason C. Percy
© 2009 The Center for Urban and Global Studies at Trinity College
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This Inaugural Working Paper Series, Vol. I., Nos. 1-5 (Spring 2009) is published by The Center for Urban and Global Studies at Trinity College (May 2009). Earlier versions of these papers were presented at the Conference “Rethinking Cities and Communities,” sponsored by The Center for Urban and Global Studies, and held at Trinity College on November 14-15, 2008.
We would like to thank Dr. Ahmed Kanna for helpful comments on earlier drafts.
We also thank Jason C. Percy, managing editor, for his skilled work with each of the papers in this series.
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