Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution

Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution

David Harvey


lengthy ahead of Occupy, towns have been the topic of a lot utopian considering. they're the facilities of capital accumulation in addition to of innovative politics, the place deeper currents of social and political switch upward push to the outside. Do the financiers and builders keep watch over entry to city assets or do the folks? Who dictates the standard and association of day-by-day life?

Rebel Cities locations the town on the middle of either capital and sophistication struggles, destinations starting from Johannesburg to Mumbai, from big apple urban to São Paulo. Drawing at the Paris Commune in addition to Occupy Wall road and the London Riots, Harvey asks how towns may be reorganized in additional socially simply and ecologically sane ways—and how they could turn into the focal point for anti-capitalist resistance.

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