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Metropolitan Preoccupations : the Spatial Politics of Squatting in Berlin

Author: Alex Vasudevan; Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers)
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Series: RGS-IBG book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this, the first book-length study of the cultural and political geography of squatting in Berlin, Alexander Vasudevan links the everyday practices of squatters in the city to wider and enduring questions about the relationship between space, culture, and protest.-Focuses on the everyday and makeshift practices of squatters in their attempt to exist beyond dominant power relations and redefine what it means to  Read more...
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Vasudevan, Alex.
Metropolitan preoccupations.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2015
(DLC) 2015021797
Print version:
Vasudevan, Alex.
Metropolitan preoccupations.
(DLC) 2015019948
(OCoLC)907148491
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Vasudevan; Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers)
ISBN: 9781118750551 1118750551
OCLC Number: 927407758
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Crisis and critique --
Resistance and autonomy --
Antagonism and repair --
Separation and renewal --
Capture and experimentation --
Conclusion: "Der kampf geht weiter."
Series Title: RGS-IBG book series.
Responsibility: Alexander Vasudevan.

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