Badlands of the Republic
Space, Politics and Urban Policy
By (author) Mustafa Dikec
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Badlands of the Republic by Mustafa Dikec
Book DescriptionThe relationship between space and politics is explored through a study of French urban policy. Drawing upon the political thought of Jacques Ranciere, this book proposes a new agenda for analyses of urban policy, and provides the first comprehensive account of French urban policy in English. * Essential resource for contextualizing and understanding the revolts occurring in the French 'badland' neighbourhoods in autumn 2005 * Challenges overarching generalizations about urban policy and contributes new research data to the wider body of urban policy literature * Identifies a strong urban and spatial dimension within the shift towards more nationalistic and authoritarian policy governing French citizenship and immigration
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405156318
(237mm x 166mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mustafa Dikec
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Explores the political force of aesthetic experience and the role space plays in politics. This book argues that politics is about forms of perceiving the world and modes of relating to it. It offers an understanding of politics based on apprehension and revelation.
Extending Hospitality, Paperback (March 2009)
An interdisciplinary study of the interface between ethical ideals and worldly demands.
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The relationship between space and politics is explored through a study of French urban policy. Drawing upon the political thought of Jacques Ranciere, this book proposes a new agenda for analyses of urban policy, and provides the first comprehensive account of French urban policy in English.
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Author Biography - Mustafa Dikec
Mustafa Dikec is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. Dr Dikec was trained as an urban planner in Ankara, Turkey. He holds a master's degree in urban design from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has published articles on space, politics and justice, and on hospitality.
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