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The politics of the encounter : urban theory and protest under planetary urbanization

Author: Andy Merrifield
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2013.
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 19.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Politics of the Encounter is a spirited interrogation of the city as a site of both theoretical inquiry and global social struggle. The city, writes Andy Merrifield, remains ""important, virtually and materially, for progressive politics."" And yet, he notes, more than forty years have passed since Henri Lefebvre advanced the powerful ideas that still undergird much of our thinking about urbanization and urban  Read more...
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Merrifield, Andy.
Politics of the encounter.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012046528
(OCoLC)819717624
Named Person: Henri Lefebvre; Henri Lefebvre; Henri Lefebvre
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Merrifield
ISBN: 9780820345819 0820345814
OCLC Number: 839684423
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The final frontier: planetary urbanization --
Here comes everybody: problematizing the right to the city --
The urban consolidates: centrality and citizenship --
The politics of the encounter --
The planetary urbanization of non-work --
Revolutionary rehearsals? --
Imaginary pragmatics and the enigma of revolt.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 19.
Responsibility: Andy Merrifield.

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What happens when you scale up the familiar to the planetary level? Unexpected alignments and shocking truths come into focus. The spaces for citizenship and the spaces for poverty take on shape, as Read more...

 
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