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TABLE OF CONTENT FOREWORD Neil Smith Chapter 1. URBAN POLITICAL ECOLOGY - Politicising the Production of Urban Natures Nik Heynen, Maria Kaika, and Erik Swyngedouw Chapter 2. METABOLIC URBANISATION -The making of Cyborg Cities Erik Swyngedouw Chapter 3. METROPOLITICS AND METABOLICS - Rolling out Environmentalism in Toronto Roger Keil and Julie-Anne Boudreau Chapter 4. Urban nature and the ecological imaginary Matthew Gandy Chapter 5. SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Nature'S CARNIVAL - The Ecology of Pleasure at Coney Island Eliza Darling Chapter 6. The desire to metabolize nature - Edward Loveden Loveden, William Vanderstegen, and the disciplining of the river Thames Stuart Oliver Chapter 7. Turfgrass subjects - The Political Economy of Urban Monoculture Paul Robbins and Julie Sharp Chapter 8. JUSTICE OF EATING IN THE CITY - The Political Ecology of Urban Hunger Nik Heynen Chapter 9. Metabolisms of Obecity - Flows of Fat through Bodies, Cities, and Sewers Simon Marvin and Will Medd Chapter 10. The political ecology of water scarcity - The 1989-91 Athenian Drought. Maria Kaika Chapter 11. THE METABOLIC PROCESSES OF CAPITAL ACCUMULATION IN DURBAN'S WATERSCAPE Alex Loftus Chapter 12. The public/private conundrum of urban water - A view from South Africa Laila Smith and Greg Ruiters Chapter 13. Inherited Fragmentations and Narratives of Environmental Control in Entrepreneurial Philadelphia Alec Brownlow Chapter 14. Transnational Alliances and Global Politics - New Geographies of Urban Environmental Justice Struggles David N. Pellow Chapter 15. Urban Metabolism as Target - Contemporary War as Forced Demodernisation Stephen Graham
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