By Jeffrey Hou,Sabine Knierbein
What do the new city resistance strategies around the globe have in universal? What are the jobs of public house in those pursuits? What are the consequences of city resistance for the remaking of public house within the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what quantity do those resistances movement from anti- to alter-politics?
City Unsilenced brings jointly a cross-disciplinary staff of students and scholar-activists to envision the areas, stipulations, and procedures during which neoliberal practices have profoundly impacted the typical social, fiscal, and political lifetime of electorate and groups all over the world. They discover the commonalities and specificities of city resistance activities that reply to these affects. They specialise in how such activities utilize and remodel the meanings and skill of public house. They examine their ramifications within the endured practices of renewing democracies. A large number of circumstances is gifted and analyzed, together with Movimento Passe Livre (Brazil), Google Bus Blockades San Francisco (USA), the Platform for loan Affected humans (PAH) (Spain), the Piqueteros circulation (Argentina), Umbrella flow (Hong Kong), post-Occupy Gezi Park (Turkey), Sunflower circulate (Taiwan), Occupy Oakland (USA), Syntagma sq. (Greece), Researchers for reasonable Policing (New York), city flow Congress (Poland), city activism (Berlin), 1DMX (Mexico), Miyashita Park Tokyo (Japan), 15M circulation (Spain), and teach of wish and protests opposed to educational Ball in Vienna (Austria).
By larger knowing the strategies and implications of the hot city resistances, City Unsilenced contributes to the continuing debates in regards to the function and value of public house within the perform of lived democracy.
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City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy by Jeffrey Hou,Sabine Knierbein