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In 24 papers from a May 2013 conference in Chemnitz, Germany, they cover citizenship and (alternative) market economics in the postcolonial metropolis; political change and contested spaces in the African and South African metropolis; the Asian and South Asian metropolises on the move; reframing the Australian/Canadian (settler) metropolis; and senses, sounds, and languages in the postcolonial metropolis.
Berliners have long assumed that their city is unique among metropolises for the changeability and fluidity of the cityscape itself.
To grow, the frontier metropolises of the West required an infusion of migrants and capital from outside their subregion and region.

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