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The End of Public Space?People's Park, Definitions of the Public, and Democracy
Abstract The nature of public space in contemporary society is changing. This paper uses the turmoil over People's Park in Berkeley, California, as a means for exploring changing ideas about andExpand
The Annihilation of Space by Law: The Roots and Implications of Anti‐Homeless Laws in the United States
There is a link between changes in the contemporary political economy and the criminalization of homelessness. Anti-homeless legislation can be understood as an attempt to annihilate the spaces inExpand
Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction
List of Figures. Acknowledgments. A Critical Introduction. Part I: The Politics of Culture:. Part II: The Political Landscape:. Part III: Cultural Politics:. Conclusion: Cultural Rights, CulturalExpand
The Right to the City: Social Justice and the Fight for Public Space
Introduction. The Fight for Public Space: What Has Changed? Chapter 1. To Go Again to Hyde Park: Public Space, Rights, and Social Justice Chapter 2. Making Dissent Safe for Democracy: Violence,Expand
There's no such thing as culture: towards a reconceptualization of the idea of culture in geography
The reconceptualization of 'culture' in the 'new cultural geography' has been important for turning attention to processes, politics and interrelationships with other 'spheres' of social life. ButExpand
The Geography of Survival and the Right to the City: Speculations on Surveillance, Legal Innovation, and the Criminalization of Intervention
The "geography of survival" describes the spaces and spatial relations that structure not only how people may live, but especially whether they may live. For very poor people, such as the homeless,Expand
Conflicting rights to the city in New York's community gardens
In the mid-1990s, New York City initiated what would prove to be a long, highly visible struggle involving rights claims related to property, housing, and public space in the form of communityExpand
The Nature of Things: Dead Labor, Nonhuman Actors, and the Persistence of Marxism
This article is about the question of social agency in the animation of things, and about how this problematic has been conceptualized in Marxist and Actor-Network Theory (ANT) approaches toExpand
The lure of the local: landscape studies at the end of a troubled century
‘Our streets! Our world!’ So answered the amazing coalition of activists – labor, environmental, peace and justice, anti-genetically modified food, health, housing – gathered in Seattle in the waningExpand