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By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... social movements urban public space quiet encroachment popular politics ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Marginalized, informal people use political techniques both quiet and loud to assert their presence and demand their rights from the state. social movements urban public space quiet encroachment popular politics ...
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By Clare Sears
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... urban policing insane asylums public space ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... The chapter examines the ownership of public space and the market for the private sale of public property in the Cancha. capitalism privatization urban space ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... Chapter 2 traces the practices of installation and assemblage by John Outterbridge, Noah Purifoy, and Betye Saar. They all shared the aesthetics of reuse in their sculptural concatenations. Purifoy and Outterbridge embedded their artmaking in community engagement and urban public space...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
... This chapter examines struggles for and over housing for multiracial people in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (contemporary Zambia). In this regard, it is concerned with the politics of space and poverty—how the community in Lusaka struggled for improvement by gaining public housing from the colonial...
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027386-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2738-6
... This chapter interrogates the contested design of visible public spaces as a lens into how competing redistributive practices redraw public/private boundaries in both Cairo and Istanbul, with a focus on the changing accessibility of shared spaces and their servicing. There are many ways in which...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
.... In the process it dovetailed with a host of nuisance laws concerned with the public visibility of multiple problem bodies, particularly those of Chinese immigrants, prostitutes, and those deemed maimed or diseased. urban policing insane asylums public space ...
Book Chapter

By Rielle Navitski
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... more intimately entwined with the apparatus of the state itself, with the incidence of violence tracing spatial divisions in urban space and national territories. The hypervisibility of violence in the contemporary public spheres of Mexico and Brazil resonates with early twentieth-century forms of mass...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... of public life in violent ways that include the use of spatial techniques of surveillance and securitization, extralegal police violence, urban transformation projects, and the flow of neoliberal capital into their neighborhoods. Yet everyday trans struggles over urban landscape are not only about constant...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-128
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The singer-songwriter Manuel Monroy Chazarreta (1961–) warmly evoked, with his distinctive empathy and colloquial lyrics, the typical Sunday off enjoyed by many domestic workers in La Paz. Parks and promenades along central avenues are some of the public spaces occupied especially by younger...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... affect, either directly or indirectly, a painter’s creative activity. social space public sphere Vincenzo Catena ...
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027287-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... and claim access to public space. This chapter focuses on 1970s disputes in Boston between the queer clientele of popular venues Jacque's and the Other Side and their residential neighbors who sought to shut down the venues. Gay neighborhoods and their gentrification typically have been understood as white...
... and layered notion like “community” as an identifiable object of intervention. community particularism subterranean ecology Aga Khan Cairo This chapter interrogates the contested design of visible public spaces as a lens into how competing redistributive practices redraw public/private...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059257-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
..., this chapter argues that enslavement remained the dominant social association of visibly Black peoples in urban centers. Enslaved African domestics served as the face of enslaving families in public spaces. In turn, enslaving households wielded photographs and portraits to further intertwine their images...
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By Lucas Hilderbrand
Published: 20 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... and claim access to public space. This chapter focuses on 1970s disputes in Boston between the queer clientele of popular venues Jacque's and the Other Side and their residential neighbors who sought to shut down the venues. Gay neighborhoods and their gentrification typically have been understood as white...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... that shapes the urban fabric. monastic communities socioeconomic activities land reclamation Using de’ Barbari’s View of Venice as its framing device, chapter 17 joins other recent scholarship in challenging the notion of a neat public/private, male/female divide in Venetian space. Women...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... the cardinal directions. Similarly, the View depicts Venice as the fulcrum of the world—not only a city-world but the city-world of Renaissance Europe. The urban space of Venice is conceived as a realistic portrait of the city and as a metaphor for the space of geography; analysis of some peculiarities...
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
...Futurity The City of Oakland, California, released the West Oakland Specific Plan (WOSP) in 2014. The plan, which was said to be the “guiding framework for realizing the vision of a healthy, vibrant West Oakland,” was both celebrated and contested based on the spaces it depicted. The visual...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
... struggled for improvement by gaining public housing from the colonial state. Housing poverty urban segregation social welfare Northern Rhodesia Zambia ...