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Author Vilaseca, Stephen Luis.

Title Barcelonan Okupas : Squatter Power! / Stephen Luis Vilaseca
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Fairleigh Dickinson, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 171 pages)
Contents Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Okupas and the Entanglement of Word and Body in Barcelona; Chapter One. Meet the Barcelonan Okupas (1997-2011); Chapter Two. OkupaciĆ³n: Just Crime or Justifiable Protest?; Chapter Three. Representations of Okupas by Non-okupas; Chapter Four. Representations of Okupas by Okupas; Conclusion: Sharing Ideas: Okupas and the United States; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! is the first book to combine close-readings of the representations of Spanish squatters known as okupas with the study of the urban. Vilaseca broadens the scope of Spanish cultural studies by integrating into it notions of embodied cognition and affect that respond to the city before and against the fixed relations of capitalism in order to explore the relationship between art and politics in Barce
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Capitalism -- Spain -- Barcelona -- History.
Performance artists -- Spain -- Barcelona -- History.
Protest movements -- Spain -- Barcelona -- History.
Squatter settlements -- Spain -- Barcelona -- History.
Squatters -- Spain -- Barcelona -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299926797 (electronic bk.)
1611476291 (electronic bk.)
9781299926790 (electronic bk.)
9781611476293 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
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