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Cities for people, not for profit : critical urban theory and the right to the city / edited by Neil Brenner, Peter Marcuse and Margit Mayer.

Contributor(s): Brenner, Neil | Marcuse, Peter | Mayer, Margit.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012Description: xii, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415601788 (pb : alk. paper); 9780415601771 (hb : alk. paper); 9780203802182 (ebook).Subject(s): Sociology, Urban | Urbanization | City planningDDC classification: 307.121601 CIT Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Cities for people, not for profit : an introduction 2. What is critical urban theory? 3. Whose right(s) to what city? 4. Henri Lefebvre, the right to the city, and the new metropolitan mainstream 5. The "right to the city" in urban social movements 6. Space and revolution in theory and practice : eight theses 7. The praxis of planning and the contributions of critical development studies 8. Assemblages, actor-networks, and the challenges of critical urban theory 9. The new urban growth ideology of "creative cities" 10. Critical theory and "gray space" : mobilization of the colonized 11. Missing Marcuse : on gentrification and displacement 12. An actually existing just city? The fight for the right to the city in Amsterdam 13. A critical approach to solving the housing problem 14. Socialist cities, for people or for power? 15. The right to the city : from theory to grassroots alliance 16. What is to be done? And who the hell is going to do it?
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Cities for people, not for profit : an introduction
2. What is critical urban theory?
3. Whose right(s) to what city?
4. Henri Lefebvre, the right to the city, and the new metropolitan mainstream
5. The "right to the city" in urban social movements
6. Space and revolution in theory and practice : eight theses
7. The praxis of planning and the contributions of critical development studies
8. Assemblages, actor-networks, and the challenges of critical urban theory
9. The new urban growth ideology of "creative cities"
10. Critical theory and "gray space" : mobilization of the colonized
11. Missing Marcuse : on gentrification and displacement
12. An actually existing just city? The fight for the right to the city in Amsterdam
13. A critical approach to solving the housing problem
14. Socialist cities, for people or for power?
15. The right to the city : from theory to grassroots alliance
16. What is to be done? And who the hell is going to do it?

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