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The Urbanization of Injustice - Andy Merrifield

The Urbanization of Injustice

By: Andy Merrifield (Editor), Erik Swyngedouw (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1997
ISBN: 9780814755754
Number Of Pages: 320

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With the advent of AIDS, the proliferation of gangs and drugs, and the uneasy sensation that Big Brother is actually watching us, the dark side of urban living seems to be overshadowing the brighter side of pleasure, liberation, and opportunity.

The Urbanization of Injustice chronicles these bleak urban images, while taking to task exclusivist politics, globalization theory, and superficial environmentalism. Exploring the links between urbanism, power, and justice, The Urbanization of Injustice presents the thoughts and theories of Edward Soja, David Harvey, Marshall Bermann, Doreen Masey, Sharon Zukin, Susan Fainstein, Ira Katznelson, Nell Smith, and Michael Keith in one cohesive volume, bringing us one step closer to genuinely humane and socially just urban practices.

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"Stands by itself as a study of Filipina work-related issues within the Philippines and overseas in the 160 countries in which Filipina domestic workers find themselves. . . . Recommended."
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ISBN: 9780814755754
ISBN-10: 0814755755
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st January 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.51