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Unsettling the city : urban land and the politics of property

Author: Nicholas K Blomley
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contemporary capitalism has produced gentrification, socio-spatial stratification and racial inequality. In this book, Nicholas Blomley shows how the concept of "property" helps to generate and underwrite these pervasive urban processes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Blomley, Nicholas K.
Unsettling the city.
New York : Routledge, 2004
(DLC) 2003010528
(OCoLC)52208673
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas K Blomley
ISBN: 0203499808 9780203499801 9780415933155 0415933153 9780415933162 0415933161 9786610037384 6610037388
OCLC Number: 55739355
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 207 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Welcome to the Hotel California --
Property and the landscapes of gentrification --
The moralities of land --
Land and the postcolonial city --
Back to the land.
Responsibility: Nicholas Blomley.

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