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. * 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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(237mm x 166mm x 18mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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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.