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Urban social movements

Stuart Lowe

Urban social movements

the city after Castells

by Stuart Lowe

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social movements,
  • Cities and towns

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p203-208. - Includes index

    SeriesSociology, politics & cities
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,210p
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23749317M
    ISBN 10033337519

    Urban Social Movements in Chávez’s Venezuela by Sujatha Fernandes Duke University Press, Cloth: eISBN: Paper:


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The right to the city is an idea and a slogan that was first proposed by Henri Lefebvre in his book Le Droit à la ville and that has been reclaimed more recently by social movements, thinkers and several progressive local authorities alike as a call to action to reclaim the city as a co-created space—a place for life detached from the growing effects that commodification and capitalism.

Print book: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Sociology, Urban -- Cross-cultural studies.

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