The just city

@article{Fainstein2010TheJC,
  title={The just city},
  author={S. Fainstein},
  journal={International Journal of Urban Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={1 - 18}
}
  • S. Fainstein
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Urban Sciences
  • Justice has always been a major topic within political philosophy, but scholars in the behavioural sciences have largely avoided normative statements. After the urban uprisings of the 1960s and 1970s, however, leftist scholars adopted a critical approach that, while not specifying a concept of justice, injected a moral dimension into their work. Within urban studies, the argument of Henri Lefebvre, who defined space as a social construction and who maintained that all groups should have a… CONTINUE READING
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