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Shaping Urban Futures in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Dynamic Ownership and Economic Flux

Plueckhahn, R; (2020) Shaping Urban Futures in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Dynamic Ownership and Economic Flux. [Book]. Economic Exposures in Asia. UCL Press: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

What can the generative processes of dynamic ownership reveal about how the urban is experienced, understood and made in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia? Shaping Urban Futures in Mongolia provides an ethnography of actions, strategies and techniques that form part of how residents precede and underwrite the owning of real estate property – including apartments and land – in a rapidly changing city. In doing so, it charts the types of visions of the future and perceptions of the urban form that are emerging within Ulaanbaatar following a period of investment, urban growth and subsequent economic fluctuation in Mongolia’s extractive economy since the late 2000s. Following the way that people discuss the ethics of urban change, emerging urban political subjectivities and the seeking of ‘quality’, Plueckhahn explores how conceptualisations of growth, multiplication, and the portioning of wholes influence residents’ interactions with Ulaanbaatar’s urban landscape. Shaping Urban Futures in Mongolia combines a study of changing postsocialist forms of ownership with a study of the lived experience of recent investment-fuelled urban growth within the Asia region. Examining ownership in Mongolia’s capital reveals how residents attempt to understand and make visible the hidden intricacies of this changing landscape.

Type: Book
Title: Shaping Urban Futures in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Dynamic Ownership and Economic Flux
ISBN-13: 9781787351523
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/111.9781787351523
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781787351523
Language: English
Additional information: Text © Author, 2020 Images © Author, 2020 This book is published under a Creative Commons 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0). This license allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the work; to adapt the work and to make commercial use of the work providing attribution is made to the authors (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Attribution should include the following information: Plueckhahn R. 2020. Shaping Urban Futures in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Dynamic Ownership and Economic Flux. London: UCL Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14324/ 111.9781787351523 Further details about Creative Commons licenses are available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ Any third-party material in this book is published under the book’s Creative Commons license unless indicated otherwise in the credit line to the material. If you would like to re-use any third-party material not covered by the book’s Creative Commons license, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder.
Keywords: anthropology, area studies, urbanism, Mongolia
UCL classification: UCL
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS > Dept of Anthropology
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10093900
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