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Contents Introduction TK 1. Dreamland by Timothy Mitchell 2. Arg-e Jadid: A California Oasis in the Iranian Desert by Marina Forti 3. Fear and Money in Dubai by Mike Davis 4. A Small Chunk of Hell on Earth by Anthony Fontenot and Ajmal Maiwandi 5. Delirious-Beijing: Euphoria and Despair in the Olympic Metropolis by Anne-Marie Broudehoux 6. "Palm Springs": Imagineering California in Hong Kong by Laura Ruggeri 7. Johannesburg: Of Gold and Gangsters by Patrick Bond 8. "Nueva Managua": The Disembedded City by Dennis Rodgers 9. Becoming Bourgeois: (Postsocialist) Utopias of Isolation and Civilization by Judit Bodn r 10. "Extreme Makeover": Medellín in the New Millennium by Forrest Hylton 11. The Most Unjust Country in the World by Emir Sader 12. Bunkering in Paradise (or, Do Oldsters Dream of Electric Golf Cars?) by Marco d'Eramo 13. Careless People: It's the Real Housewives of Orange County's World; The Rest of Us Just Live in It by Rebecca Schoenkopf 14. "Hell is Other People": Ted Turner's Two Million Acres by Jon Wiener 15. People Like Hicks: The Supreme Court Announces the Anti- Urban City by Don Mitchell 16. Hubrispace: Personal Museums and the Architectures of Self-Deification by Joe Day 17. Monastery Chic: The Ascetic Retreat in a Neo-liberal Age by Sara Lipton 18. Floating Utopias: Freedom and Unfreedom of the Seas by China Mi¿ville 19. Hives and Swarms: On the "Nature" of Neo-liberalism and the Rise of the Ecological Insurgent by Daniel Bertrand Monk Notes Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Capitalism -- History.
Neoliberalism -- History.
Social problems -- History.
Economic history -- 1990-.
Social history -- 1970-.