The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: In Search of a Democratic Politics of Environmental Production

@article{Swyngedouw2009TheAO,
  title={The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: In Search of a Democratic Politics of Environmental Production},
  author={Erik Swyngedouw},
  journal={International Journal of Urban and Regional Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={601-620}
}
  • E. Swyngedouw
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
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