By Donald M. Nonini

A spouse to city Anthropology provides a set of unique essays from overseas students on key concerns in city anthropology and broader cross-disciplinary city studies.

  • Features newly commissioned essays from 35 best overseas students in city and international studies
  • Includes essays in vintage parts of shock to city anthropologists akin to outfitted buildings and concrete making plans, neighborhood, safety, markets, and race
  • Covers emergent parts  within the box together with: 21st-century towns borders, citizenship, sustainability, and concrete sexualities

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