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Urbani izziv Volume 32, No. 1, June 2021 : 138-140

 

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Author

Klemen Senica

Univerza v Tokiu, Tokio, Japonska
klemen.senica@phiz.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

 

Title

A city at a turning point

 

Abstract

Tokyo is a megacity that, in the seemingly distant pre-Covid-19 era, was globally considered a metropolis of haute cuisine, as well as a global hub in many other respects, thus attracting people from around Japan and the globe for shorter or longer stays. As a result, Tokyo is also a megacity that, due to ongoing development, is changing so rapidly that its transformation often surprises even the locals if or when they manage to get off the beaten track of their everyday lives. In their book Creativity in Tokyo: Revitalizing a mature city, the spatial sociologist Matjaž Uršič and the cultural studies scholar Heide Imai discuss how Tokyo residents (creatively) respond to the rapid changes and the fact that, in the race to become a major global financial center, the city is being flooded by non-places. ...

 

 

 

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Urbanistični inštitut RS
Urbani izziv - Editorial Board
Trnovski pristan 2, 1000 Ljubljana, SLO

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ISSN

Print edition: 0353-6483
Web edition: 1855-8399

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