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By Peter Jukes

ISBN-10: 0520075536

ISBN-13: 9780520075535

A impressive meditation at the topography of the trendy urban, A Shout on the street deals an in depth and delicate exam of 4 city landscapes--London, Paris, Leningrad, and big apple. Peter Jukes pursues the essence of those overseas metropolises in an assemblage made from his personal evocative essays, excerpts from sleek masters of the essay shape comparable to Benjamin, Barthes, and Sontag, and interval photos. A Shout on the street, with a keenly cinematic eye, searches out not only the glittering facades, however the energy of thoroughfares and neighborhoods.

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This image of a strict division of gender roles in mining applied to the mining company towns of the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, but it was the end of a long historical process. Numerous studies from across the globe attest to the early presence of women in mining and of a steady process of masculinization of mining labor during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, when laws prohibiting women from underground work were passed. 86 Female participation in mining was a common feature in cases in which this activity was mostly small-scale and took place near established towns and rural settlements.

77. ● 37 Planning in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, 1923–1925,” Urban History Review 32, 2 (2004): 45–58. Moreover, company control in these cases was compounded by the close links between management and political authority, and by the discretionary use of coercive power characteristic of racially segregated, colonial, and neocolonial societies. See the analyses of company towns in China under Japanese occupation and Angola under Portuguese rule in Chapters 3 and 4 of this book. , Like a Family. See also Jane Collins, Threads: Gender, Labor, and Power in the Global Apparel Industry (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003), 68–71.

A space with meaning), and the impact this bond has on place identity and memory. At first glance, company towns may appear as the least likely candidates to inspire such sentiments among residents. 81 Many of these settlements 20 ● Marcelo J. Borges and Susana B. Torres were conceived of as only transient places, and many ceased to exist once the productive activity that originated them declined. 82 Moreover, the decline of company towns did not necessarily sever these ties, nor did the passing of the old timers whose work built those towns.

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