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Emancipatory City? Paradoxes and Possibilities

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ISBN-10: 0761973877

ISBN-13: 9780761973874

Edition: 2004

Authors: Loretta Lees

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Seeking alternative and progressive visions of the emancipatory city through an exploration of the tensions and possibilities between the freedoms and contraints offered by the city, this book builds on a wealth of current perspectives to present a critical analysis of urban experience.
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Book details

List price: $77.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 8/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Loretta Lees is professor of human geography and director of research in the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester, UK.

The Emancipatory City
Urban (Re)Visions
Cities Of (In)Difference
Domesticating Monsters
Cartographies of Difference and the Emancipatory City
Zero Tolerance, Maximum Surveillance? Deviance, Difference and Crime Control in the Late Modern City
Impurity and the Emancipatory City
Young People, Community Safety and Racial Danger
The Emancipatory Community? Place, Politics and Collective Action in Cities
Emancipatory Practices
Sites of Public (Homo)Sex and the Carnivalesque Spaces of Reclaim the Streets
Inventing New Games
Unitary Urbanism and the Politics of Space
Everyday Rationality and the Emancipatory City
Urban Escapades
Play in Melbourne's Public Spaces
Utopic Trajectories
The Urban Basis of Emancipation
Spatial Theory and the City in South African Politics
Water, Modernity and Emancipatory Urbanism
In Search of the Horizon
Utopia in The Truman Show and The Matrix
Ghosts and the City of Hope
The 'Emancipatory' City?
The Right to the City