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Author Kohn, Margaret, 1970- author.

Title The death and life of the urban commonwealth / Margaret Kohn
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Solidarism and social property -- The return of the pavement dwellers -- Public housing and the right to occupancy -- What is wrong with gentrification? -- Freedom riders -- Occupying the commons: the populist and the sovereigntist public -- Parks and refs: democracy, disobedience and public space -- Hetero-rights to the city -- Conclusion
Summary The Death and Life of the Urban Commonwealth draws on the theory of solidarism to develop a new defense of social rights. By envisioning the city as a common-wealth created by past generations and current residents, the book helps us rethink struggles over gentrification, public housing, transit, and public space
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Urbanization -- Political aspects
Municipal government.
Sociology, Urban.
Political geography.
Common good.
Commons -- Political aspects
Public spaces -- Political aspects
municipal government.
urban sociology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban.
Common good.
Municipal government.
Political geography.
Public spaces -- Political aspects.
Sociology, Urban.
Urbanization -- Political aspects.
Spatial planning.
Political representation.
Public interest.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016019135
ISBN 9780190606619