Sunday,
18th August 2019
 
 

NEWS


 
 
 
Cities, Space and Power (URBNG001)


Recent sessions have included:

Pushpa Arabindoo (Geography) Cities and citizenship
Claire Colomb (Planning) Urban social movements
Nick Phelps (Planning) Edge cities
Charlotte Lemanski (Geography) Gated communities
Alan Latham (Geography) Conceptualising public spaces
Sandra Jasper (Geography) Sexuality and the city
Mike Raco (Planning) The post-political city
Jenny Robinson (Geography) Ordinary cities
Julio Davila (DPU) Poverty, slums and governance
Claire Dwyer (Geography) Multiculturalism and the city

Examples of relevant reading
(although there is a very wide range of suggested books)

Robert Fishman, Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia(1987)

Marshall Berman, On the Town: One Hundred Years of Spectacle in Times Square (2006)

Teresa Caldeira, City of Walls: Crime, Segregation and Citizenship in Sao Paulo (2001)

Neil Brenner & Nik Theodore, Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe (2002)

Loretta Lees, Tom Slater & Elvin Wyly, Gentrification (2006)

Mike Davis, Planet of Slums (2006)


 


 
Battersea visit, May 2014 (thanks to Sarah Banham)

Battersea visit, May 2014 (thanks to Sarah Banham)

Typography Bus Tour. Photo: Caroline Bressey

Typography Bus Tour. Photo: Caroline Bressey

Visit to Hackney Wick 2016, thanks to Isaac Marrero Guillamon

Visit to Hackney Wick 2016, thanks to Isaac Marrero Guillamon