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The last two decades have been an exciting and richly productive period for debate and academic research on the city. The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies offers comprehensive coverage of this modern re-thinking of urban theory, both gathering together the best of what has been achieved so far, and signalling the way to future theoretical insights and empirically grounded research. Featuring many of the top international names in the field, the handbook is divided into nine key sections: SECTION 1: THE GLOBALIZED CITY SECTION 2: URBAN ENTREPRENEURIALISM, BRANDING, GOVERNANCE SECTION 3: MARGINALITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE SECTION 4: SUBURBS AND SUBURBANIZATION: STRATIFICATION, SPRAWL, SUSTAINABILITY SECTION 5: DISTINCTIVE AND VISIBLE CITIES SECTION 6: CREATIVE CITIES SECTION 7: URBANIZATION, URBANITY AND URBAN LIFESTYLES SECTION 8: NEW DIRECTIONS ...

Moving to Meet and Make: Rethinking Creativity in Making Things Take Place
Moving to Meet and Make: Rethinking Creativity in Making Things Take Place
Jrgen Ole Brenholdt
INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE SCENE OF EXPLORATION

What makes things happen is always a crucial question. There is a need to investigate how people and things are drawn together in processes of moving, meeting and making that make much of the things, events, products, services, experiences and businesses essential in human life on earth. In investigating what makes what and how things take place, there is an implicit question about spatiality and temporality in the processes of making, designing or creating.

For example, in a town like Roskilde, one can wonder how crucial practices surrounding the annual Roskilde Rock Festival and the ...

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