Book , Print in English

The Future as cultural fact : essays on the global condition

Arjun Appadurai.
  • London ; New York : Verso Books , 2013.
  • viii, 328 pages; 24cm
Subjects
Contents
  • pt. 1 MOVING GEOGRAPHIES
  • 1. Commodities and the Politics of Value
  • 2. How Histories Make Geographies: Circulation and Context in a Global Perspective
  • 3. Morality of Refusal
  • 4. Offending Part: Sacrifice and Ethnocide in the Era of Globalization
  • 5. In My Father's Nation: Reflections on Biography, Memory, Family
  • pt. 2 VIEW FROM MUMBAI
  • 6. Housing and Hope
  • 7. Spectral Housing and Urban Cleansing: Notes on Millennial Mumbai
  • 8. Deep Democracy: Urban Governmentality and the Horizon of Politics
  • 9. Capacity to Aspire: Culture and the Terms of Recognition
  • 10. Cosmopolitanism from Below: Some Ethical Lessons from the Slums of Mumbai
  • pt. 3 MAKING THE FUTURE
  • 11. Spirit of Weber
  • 12. Ghost in the Financial Machine
  • 13. Social Life of Design
  • 14. Research as a Human Right
  • 15. Future as Cultural Fact.
Other information
  • Includes bibliography (p.[301]-315) and index.
ISBN
  • 9781844679829 (pbk.)
  • 1844679829
  • 9781844679836 (hbk.)
  • 1844679837 (hbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2012289834
  • OCLC: 829945135
  • OCLC: 829945135