Unsettling the City: Urban Land and the Politics of Property

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Routledge, 2004 - Architecture - 256 pages
Contemporary capitalism has produced gentrification, socio-spatial stratification and racial inequality. In this book, Nicholas Blomley shows how the concept of "property" helps to generate and underwrite these pervasive urban processes.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Welcome to the Hotel California
1
CHAPTER 2 Property and the Landscapes of Gentrification
29
CHAPTER 3 The Moralities of Land
75
CHAPTER 4 Land and the Postcolonial City
105
CHAPTER 5 Back to the Land
139
Notes
157
Bibliography
191
Index
205
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