State, Space, World: Selected Essays

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U of Minnesota Press, 2009 - Political Science - 330 pages
Making the political aspect of Lefebvre's work available in English for the first time, this book contains essays on philosophy, political theory, state formation, spatial planning, and globalization, as well as provocative reflections on the possibilities and limits of grassroots democracy under advanced capitalism.

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Lefebvre is the man, and the selections here show that in addition to being a critic, he was a fairly sophisticated strategist with resepect to cities, state power and space. Thought-provoking pieces outside of the usual norm of critique, as always, and achingly relevant still today. Read full review


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Henri Lefebvre (1901–1991) was a French sociologist, intellectual, and philosopher. His many books include The Critique of Everyday Life, The Production of Space, The Survival of Capitalism, and The Urban Revolution (available from Minnesota, 2003).  

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