Working Papers Series

No. 1 Destination Culture:
How Globalization makes all
Cities Look the Same

Sharon Zukin (Brooklyn College and C.U.N.Y.)

szukin@bc.cuny.edu 
 
No. 2: The "Instant City" Coming of Age:
China's Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
in Thirty Years

Xiangming Chen & Tomas de'Medici '11
(Trinity College)

xiangming.chen@trincoll.edu

tomas.demedici@trincoll.edu 
 
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)

ahmed.kanna@gmail.com 
 
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)

masiyat2004@yahoo.com 
 
No. 5  "Margin of the Margins" in Brazil:                                                  Black Women Confront the Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry (Brown University)

kyperry@brown.edu

Vol. I.

Spring 2009

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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