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OGLM 2025 - South East Asian Metropolis

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

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Course Description

The course examines the trajectories of urbanisation in East Asia and South Asia. The impact of western patterns of urbanisation during the 19th and 20th centuries (in a colonial framework or not) which have been grafted on the existing urban traditions. The contemporary urban dynamics in demographic and social terms which result in growing migration flows and in processes of ghettoization or self-segregation as well as diasporic connexions in the globalization era. The various forms of urban governance regarding local democracy and the public policies implemented by the bureaucracy. Environmental issues and measures of urban sustainability in key domains like energy and water.

Teachers

to be defined

Pedagogical format

12 sessions of 2 hours.

Course validation

One book review, about 1000 words in length, of a book that highlights the ideational norms and/or political experiences across two of the countries under review. Once you have decided on the book, send us an email. The book review topic needs to be approved by us. One final paper, about 15 pages long (excluding tables and the bibliography), double-spaced, 12 ft, on a topic approved by the instructors. Grading : 65 % term paper, 15 % participation, 20 % book review.

Required reading

  • Sujata Patel and Kushal Deb (eds), Urban studies, New Delhi, Oxford University PreAveline-Dubach N., Jou SC and M. Hsiao (eds. 2014) Globalization and new intra-urban dynamics in Asian cities, Taipei: Taiwan University Press ss, 2009
  • WU, F. Commodification and housing market cycles in Chinese cities, International Journal of HouCheema, G. Shabbir (ed.) (2014) Democratic Local Governance: Reforms & Innovations in Asia, Tokyo: United Nations University Press.sing Policy
  • Lin, G.China's landed urbanization: neoliberalizing politics land commodification, Gipouloux, F. (ed.) (2011) Gateways to Globalisation: Asia's International Trading and Finance Centres, Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar.and mu-nicipal finance in the growth of metropolises,, Environment and Planning A 2014, volume 46, pages 1814 – 1835
  • Aveline-Dubach N., Jou SC and M. Hsiao (eds. 2014) Globalization and new intra-urban dy-namicLo F.C. and Y.M. Yeung (1997) Emerging World Cities in Pacific Asia, Tokyo: United Nations University Press.s in Asian cities, Taipei: Taiwan University Press
  • G. Shabbir Cheema (ed.), Democratic Local Governance: Reforms & Innovations in Asia Trends & Innovations in GoMcKinnon, Malcolm (2011) Asian Cities: Globalization, Urbanization and Nation-Building, Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press.vernance, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2013, 388 p Exclusionary Urbanisation in Asia : A Macro Overview », Economic and Political Weekly, Nov. 2008, vol. XLIV, n° 48, pp. 48-58

Additional required reading

  • Amitabh Kundu, « Exclusionary Urbanisation in Asia : A Macro Overview », Economic and Political Weekly, Nov. 2008, vol. XLIV, n° 48, pp. 48-58G. Shabbir Cheema (ed.), Democratic Local Governance: Reforms & Innovations in Asia Trends & Innovations in Governance, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2013, 388 p
  • Shirley, Ian & Neill, Carol (2013) Asian and Pacific Cities: Development Patterns, London: Routledge
  • Yeung, W.C. and C.S. Lin. (2003) “Theorizing economic geographies of Asia.” Economic Geography. 79 (2): 107–128