Monday, June 01, 2009

Culturepoles: city spaces, urban politics & metropolitan theory

'Culturepoles: City Spaces, Urban Politics & Metropolitan Theory' contains the full-text conference proceedings of the Canadian Association of Culture Studies Second Annual Conference (2004). Around 33 full papers are freely available online as PDFs, including 'Urban Space and the Spectacle of Progress: Kracauer, Benjamin and marginality in Weimar visual culture'; 'Queer Eye for the Urban Guy: Dominant Cinematic and Televisual Representations of Homosexuality'; 'Metropolitan Theory, City as Concept, and Issues in Latin American Cultural Studies'; and 'City Still Dreaming: Cultural Gridlock in the Post-Urban Age'.
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