Senses in Cities: Experiences of Urban Settings

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Kelvin E. Y. Low, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman
Routledge, 2018 - City and town life - 235 pages
Sensory urbanities : excursions in the city / Kelvin E.Y. Low and Devorah Kalekin-Fishman -- Climatic environmental bubbles and social inequalities / Erik Cohen -- The politics of sensible milieu : sense, deception and charisma in urban India / Rohan Kalyan -- Senses of distinction : social differentiation, metro-mobility and daily life in Ho Chi Minh City / Catherine Earl -- Walking to the beat : (re)producing locality through walking days / Julia Bennett -- Hearing sonic textures : a fountain's reciprocity with sound, embodied spaces and placemaking / Estefania Acosta and Genevieve Duval -- The senses of the interactional self in the uses of Pershing Square, Los Angeles / Nathalie Boucher -- Atmospheric affinities : olfactory accounts of aero-pollution between smokers and non-smokers in Singapore / Qianhui Tan -- Hybrid noise : peacock wars and sonic imaginations of Palos Verdes / Ned Weidner -- A framework of analysis for urban sensory aesthetics : looking at sensescapes as "brush strokes" of an urban canvas / Alexandra Gomes -- Sensory disruptions in creative city planning / Emma Felton -- Trucking in tastes and smells : Adelaide's street food and the politics of urban "vibrancy" / Jean Duruz -- Companion species and a multisensory urbanism / Hamish Win -- Music and ideology : political uses of soundscapes / Devorah Kalekin-Fishman -- Expanding the scope of a sociology of the senses / Devorah Kalekin-Fishman and Kelvin E.Y. Low

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About the author (2018)

Kelvin E.Y. Low is Associate Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore.

Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, emerita, is a Senior Researcher in the Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel.

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