From Critical Urban Theory to the Right to the City - Audio
Peter Marcuse argues that the ultimate purpose of critical urban theory is to implement the demand for a Right to the City. Focusing on the differences between the crisis of 1968, which produced the demand for the Right to the City, and the crisis we confront today, he asks: "Is another world not only possible, but realistically attainable" Peter Marcuse has written extensively on housing, urban development, the history of planning, the ethics of planning, racial segregation, and globalization. His most recent publication is "Cities for People, Not for Profit" edited jointly with Neil Brenner and Margit Mayer, a special issue of the journal City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy (13.2-3, June-September, 2009). His books include (with Ronald van Kempen) Globalizing Cities: A New Spatial Order? (Blackwell, 1999) and Of States and Cities: The Partitioning of Urban Space (Oxford University Press, 2002). Sponsored by CITY Journal and UCL Urban Laboratory with the support o… Source:
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