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Hasta luego… Punto y aparte en ‘multipliciudades’

Hace casi ocho años que comencé a escribir a este blog, en enero de 2012. El material aquí vertido, tras casi 600 entradas, es un retrato del periplo recorrido durante este tiempo. La continuidad de ese relato sólo es obvia … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield | La nueva cuestión urbana, traducción al castellano

La editorial Katakrak ha publicado recientemente La nueva cuestión urbana, de Andy Merrifield, traducción del original publicado en 2014 por Pluto Press. La nueva cuestión urbana es una exuberante aventura a través de nuestra condición urbana global actual, que traza … Continue reading

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The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society – edited by Michael E. Leary-Owhin and John P. McCarthy The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre,The City and Urban Society is the first edited…

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Jane Hutton | Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements

Jane Hutton’s Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements, is out with Routledge. I have been following Hutton’s work for a long time and I was eager to read this elaboration of her previous research on the relational political ecology of … Continue reading

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Guy Standing | Plunder of the Commons (Pelican, 2019)

A review of Guy Standing’s latest book, Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth (Pelican, 2019) on David Bollier’s blog. Here are two nice bookends for understanding British politics over the past eight centuries: The Charter of … Continue reading

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Camilo José Vergara | Harlem: the unmaking of a ghetto

In this talk at CUNY Chilean photographer and writer Camilo José Vergara presents the graphic material and stories that went into Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto (University of Chicago Press, 2013), his fascinating photographic record of the transformation and … Continue reading

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Kristin Ross on the political ecology of ZADs and free communes

Here is the video of a recent talk by Kristin Ross at an event organized by the Critical Theory Workshop in the University of Pennsylvania. Ross focuses on the experience of the ZAD (Zone à défendre, Zone to be defended) … Continue reading

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Stanek | Architecture in Global Socialism

Łukasz Stanek’s Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War will be out with Princeton University Press early next year, and is already available to pre-order on the publisher’s website. The book … Continue reading

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Hadjimichalis, ‘Crisis Spaces’ in paperback edition

Costis Hadjimichalis’ Crisis Spaces: Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe (Routledge, 2017), is now available in paperback. The book is a fundamental, illuminating comparative study of the impacts of the 2007-8 crisis and the ensuing recession and EU austerity … Continue reading

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Marx’s “Dangerous Classes”

Originally posted on andy merrifield:
Most Marxists know that Marx infamously dismisses the lumpenproletariat — those band of “vagabonds, criminals, prostitutes,” “the demoralised, the ragged,” swindlers and tricksters, ragpickers and pickpockets, tinkers and beggars (all Marx’s words). These ruffians, he…

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