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Description - Ethics of the Urban by Mohsen Mostafavi

Is democracy spatial? How are the physical aspects of our cities, houses, streets, and public spaces the borders, the neighbourhoods, the monuments bearers of our values? In a world of intensifying geo-economic integration, extreme financial and geopolitical volatility, deepening environmental crises, and a dramatic new wave of popular protest against both authoritarian government and capitalist speculation, cities have become leading sites for new claims on state power and new formations of political subjectivity. This volume brings together perspectives from history, sociology, art, political theory, planning, law, and design practice to explore the urban spaces of the political. A selection of contemporary photography from around the world offers a visual refl ection of this timely investigation. Contributors include: Michael Arad, Diane Davis, Keller Easterling, Gerald Frug, Mohsen Mostafavi, Chantal Mouffe, Erika Naginski, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett, Loic Wacquant, Krzysztof Wodiczko. AUTHOR: Mohsen Mostafavi, an architect and educator, is the Dean of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design. 138 illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783037783818
ISBN-10: 3037783818
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 165mm x 0mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Lars Muller Publishers
Publisher: Lars Muller Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2016
Country of Publication: Switzerland

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Author Biography - Mohsen Mostafavi

MOHSEN MOSTAFAVI, an architect and educator, is the Dean of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design.

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