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By Anni Greve

This publication proposes that we will study from Tokyo concerning the instrinsic significance of in-between nation-states to a global tradition: the sanctuaries. It argues that sure city societies are extra strong than others simply because they provide socio-spatial capacities that allow the improvement of abilities for dealing with sleek different types of residing. It reports areas which may open find out how to a world tradition, particularly industry locations, venues for acting arts and spiritual websites, which - with specific connection with the Durkheimian culture - are thought of right here of their caliber as sanctuaries. From its empirical research of such sanctuaries in Tokyo, this ebook develops a extra basic concept approximately mega-cities, city sociability and identification.

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