Brave New Neighborhoods
The Privatization of Public Space
By (author) Margaret Kohn
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Brave New Neighborhoods by Margaret Kohn
Book DescriptionFighting for First Amendment rights is as popular a pastime as ever, but just because you can get on your soapbox doesn't mean anyone will be there to listen. Town squares have emptied out as shoppers decamp for the megamalls; gated communities keep pesky signature gathering activists away; even most internet chatrooms are run by the major media companies. Brave New Neighborhood sconsiders what can be done to protect and revitalize our public spaces.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415944625
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Margaret Kohn
Death and Life of the Urban Commonwealth, Paperback (November 2016)
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.
Brave New Neiborhood, Paperback (May 2004)
Brave New Neighborhood considers what can be done to protect and revitalize our public spaces.
Radical Space, Paperback (April 2003)» View all books by Margaret Kohn
Epoch-making political events are often remembered for their spatial markers: the fall of the Berlin Wall, the storming of the Bastille, the occupation of Tiananmen Square:. Until recently, however, political theory has overlooked the power of place...
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Author Biography - Margaret Kohn
Margaret Kohn is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida. She is the author of Radical Spaces, and she has published articles in Dissent, Polity, Political Theory, Constellations, and IPSR.
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