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Unsettling the City Urban Land and the Politics of Property

ISBN-10: 0415933161
ISBN-13: 9780415933162
Edition: 2004
Authors: Nicholas Blomley
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

How is the legal conception of "property" working to eradicate the global urban commons? Contemporary capitalism has advanced this process by producing rampant gentrification, socio-spatial stratification, and racial inequality. InUnsettling the City,Nicholas Blomley shows how the concept of "property" helps to generate and underwrite these pervasive urban processes. But they are not uncontested. Showing how conflicting concepts of property are implicated in a host of social struggles in the contemporary city, he begins his study with the Pacific Northwest. From this base, Blomley moves to Pacific Rim cities in general, looking at gentrification, urban land, and postcolonialism in the Western U.S., Australia, and Western Canada. Unsettling the Cityis an expansive analysis of how "property" plays a key role in what he terms "the enclosure of the global commons," and what can be done to resist this process of enclosure.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
Welcome to the Hotel California
Property and the Landscapes of Gentrification
The Moralities of Land
Land and the Postcolonial City
Back to the Land
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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