Flânerie and the globalizing city

  title={Fl{\^a}nerie and the globalizing city},
  author={Kathryn Kramer and John Rennie Short},
  pages={322 - 342}
In this paper we review the history and current revival of flânerie, assessing it as a lens for understanding and representing cities undergoing globalization. We will examine a strong connection of artist–flâneuristic and sociological practices in 21st-century transnational terms that nevertheless recall the heroic flânerie of the 19th century. We will emphasize a more Baudelairean cast to contemporary flânerie as a practice of subjective mediation that establishes an ever-expanding, sensory… 

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