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3085 CONTESTED CITIES book reading list

Contested Cities, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Sara Gonzalez
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Altshuler, A and Luberoff, D (2003), Mega-projects : the changing politics of urban public investment. Washington: The Brookings Institution

Atkinson, R & Bridge, G (2005), Gentrification in a global context : the new urban colonialism. Routledge

Beckett, K. and Herbert, S. (2010) Banished : the new social control in urban American. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Benyon, J. and Solomos, J. (eds) (1987) The Roots of urban unrest. Oxford, UK: Pergamon Press

Blomley, N (2004), Unsettling the city : urban land and the politics of property. New York: Routledge

Brenner, N, and N Theodore (2002) Spaces of neoliberalism : urban restructuring in North America and Western Europe. Malden, MA: Blackwell

Brenner, N, P. Marcuse & M. Mayer (eds.), (2011), Cities for people, not for profit : critical urban theory and the right to the city. London: Routledge. E-book / City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. Volume 13 Issue 2 & 3 Special Issue: Cities for People, not for Profit

Breitbart, M., (2013), Creative economies in post-industrial cities : manufacturing a (different) scene. Farnham: Ashgate

Caldeira, T (2000), City of walls : crime, segregation, and citizenship in São Paulo. London: University of California Press, Ltd

Castells, M (1978) City, class and power. New York: Macmillan.

Castells, M (1983) The city and the grassroots : a cross-cultural theory of urban social movements. London: Arnold.

Davis, M. (1990) [2006 edition], City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles. London: Verso

Davis, M. (2006) Planet of slums. London: Verso.

Dikec, M (2007) Badlands of the republic : space, politics, and French urban policy. Oxford: Blackwell

Eckardt, F and Ruíz Sanchez, J [Eds] (2015) City of crisis : the multiple contestation of southern European cities. Transcript Verlarg. Bielefeld

Engels, F. (1845) [2009], The Condition of the Working Class in England. Oxford University Press

Evans, P (2002) Livable cities? : urban struggles for livelihood and sustainability. London: University of California Press

Fainstein, S. (2010), The just city. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press

Florida, R., (2005), Cities and the creative class. Routledge

Gaffikin, F and Morrissey, M (2011) Planning in divided cities : collaborative shaping of contested space. Wiley-Blackwell

Glynn, s (ed) Where the other half lives : lower income housing in a neoliberal world. Pluto Press

Graham, S (2004) Cities, war, and terrorism : towards an urban geopolitics. Wiley

Graham, S (2011) Cities under siege : the new military urbanism. London: Verso

Hackworth, J (2007) The neoliberal city : governance, ideology, and development in American urbanism. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press

Hall, T, and P Hubbard, (eds) (1998) The Entrepreneurial city : geographies of politics, regime, and representation. Chichester: Wiley

Hamel, P, Lustiger-Thaler, H, and Mayer, M (eds) (2000), Urban movements in a globalising world. London, New York: Routledge

Harvey, D. (1973), Social justice and the city.. London: Arnold.

Harvey, D. (1985), Consciousness and the urban experience. Oxford: Blackwell

Harvey, D (2001), Spaces of capital : towards a critical geography. New York: Routledge

Harvey, D. (2005), A brief history of neoliberalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Harvey, D. (2012), Rebel cities : from the right to the city to the urban revolution. London: Verso

Hilfiker, D (2002), Urban injustice : how ghettos happen. New York: Seven Stories Press

Katznelson, I. (1992), Marxism and the City. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Klein, N (2007), The shock doctrine : the rise of disaster capitalism. New York: Metropolitan

Kleniewski, N and Thomas, A (2011), Cities, change, and conflict : a political economy of urban life. Belmont: Wadsworth

Lees, L, Slater, T and Wyley, E (2008), Gentrification. Routledge / Taylor and Francis Group

Lees, L, Shin, H B and López-Morales, E (2016) Planetary gentrification. Polity

Lefebvre, H. (1968), Le droit à la ville. Paris: Anthopos [A full translation can also be found in Writings on cities ]

Lefebvre, H [1974] (1991), The production of space. Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith. Oxford: Blackwell

Lefebvre, H [1970] (2003), The urban revolution. U of Minnesota Press

Leitner, H, Peck, J & Sheppard E. (eds) (2007) Contesting neoliberalism : urban frontiers. Guilford Press, New York

Lenskyj, H.J & S. Wagg, (eds), (2012), The Palgrave handbook of olympic studies. Palgrave Macmillan

Low, S and Smith, N (2006) (eds.), The politics of public space, Routledge

Lowe, S (1986) Urban social movements : the city after Castells. Macmillan

Marcuse, P. and van Kempen, R., (eds) (2000), Globalizing cities : a new spatial order? Oxford, Blackwell.

Marcuse, P, et al., (eds) (2009), Searching for the just city : debates in urban theory and practice. London: Routledge

Mason, P (2013) Why it's still kicking off everywhere : the new global revolutions. London: Verso

Massey, D. & N. Denton (1993), American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass. Harvard University Press

Merrifield, A ( 2002) Dialectical urbanism : social struggles in the capitalist city. New York: Monthly Review Press

Merrifield, A (2013) Metromarxism : a Marxist tale of the city. London: Routledge

Minton, A. (2009) Ground control : fear and happiness in the Twenty-first-century city. London: Penguin.

Mitchell, D. (2003), The right to the city : social justice and the fight for public space. New York: Guilford Press

Mollenkopf, J (1983) The contested city. Princeton University Press

Musterd, S. and Osterndorf, W. (eds) (1998) Urban segregation and the welfare state : inequality and exclusion in western cities, London: Routledge

Ngai Ming, Y., Martinez, M.A., and Sun, X. (Eds) (2018) Contested Cities and Urban Activism, Singaour: Springer 

Ong, A (2006) Neoliberalism as exception : mutations in citizenship and sovereignty. Durham NC and London : Duke University Press

Parker, S (2004) Urban theory and the urban experience : encountering the city. London: Routledge

Parker, S (2010) Cities, politics and power. Abingdon: Routledge

Pasotti, E (2010), Political branding in cities : the decline of machine politics in Bogota, Naples, and Chicago. New York: Cambridge University Press

Porter, L and Shaw, K (eds) (2009), Whose urban renaissance? : an international comparison of urban regeneration strategies. Routledge. E-book

Roshan Samara, T, He, S and Chen, G (eds) (2013), Locating Right to the City in the Global South. Abingdon: Routledge

Rossi, U. (2017) Cities in global capitalism ISBN: 9780745689678 (pbk.) : £15.99; 9780745689661 (hbk.) : £50.00; 9780745689708 (ePub ebook) : £15.99; 9780745689692 (Mobipocket ebook) : £15.99; 9780745689685 (Epdf). Cambridge: Polity Press

Ruggiero, V (2001), Movements in the city : conflict in the European metropolis. Harlow: Pearson Education

Smith, N and Williams, P (1986), Gentrification of the city. London: George, Allen and Unwin

Smith, N (1996), The new urban frontier : gentrification and the revanchist city. London, New York: Routledge

Schneider, J and Susser, I (2003), Wounded cities : destruction and reconstruction in a globalized world. Oxford: Berg

Simone, A and Abouhani, A (eds) (2005), Urban Africa : changing contours of survival in the city. London: Zed Books

Soja, E. W. (2010), Seeking spatial justice Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press

Sonda, G, Coletta, C and Gabbi, F (2010), Urban plots, organizing cities. Ashgate

Susser, I (2002), The Castells reader on cities and social theory. Malden, Mass., London: Blackwell

Wacquant, L (2008), Urban outcasts : a comparative sociology of advanced marginality. Cambridge: Polity Press

Yip, N., Martinez Lopez, M. and Sun, X. (eds) Contested cities and urban activism ISBN: 9789811317309 (e-book). London:Springer

Zibechi, Territories in resistance : a cartography of Latin American social movements ISBN: 9781849351072 paperback; 1849351074 paperback. AK Press: Oakland

Zukin, S (2010) Naked city : the death and life of authentic urban places. New York: Oxford University Press

This list was last updated on 10/11/2021