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Common Spaces of Urban Emancipation PB - by Stavros Stavrides (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 240

Genre: Political Science

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Manchester University Press

Book theme: City Planning & Urban Development

Author: Stavros Stavrides

Language: English

Street Date: July 9, 2019
TCIN: 77896629
UPC: 9781526135605
Item Number (DPCI): 247-64-0775


With intense commitment and creative scholarship, Stavrides provides us with concrete experiences of how urban solidarity exists and can constitute the basis of emancipatory societies. In engagements with popular movements in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Spain, and through the potentialities inherent in composing spaces of residence and work, commoning is demonstrated to be an incisive practice of reaching out to the larger world and creating a more dynamic and just public realm.' AbdouMaliq Simone, Senior Professorial Fellow at the Urban Institute at the University of Sheffield, Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and Visiting Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London 'Exciting stuff. Forget the state, think cities, think shared spaces of living and interacting, potential and present emancipation. Spaces that challenge enclosure, spaces that cross thresholds, open out. Think space as potential and follow it into self-organised neighbourhoods, into architecture, into Zapatista communities, into urban and rural territories in resistance. Stimulating, full of detailed studies, great.' John Holloway, Professor of Sociology at the Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y humanidades in the Benem�rita Universidad Aut�noma de Puebla, Mexico
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