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Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essay extends and applies Sylvia Wynter’s meta-cartography of Man and les damnés de la terre/the wretched of the earth by looking towards contemporary debates over the urban. The research draws attention to debates in the fields of urban redevelopment and renewal in order to interrogate...
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... West Coast blues San Francisco urban redevelopment housing activism ...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027249-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... This chapter focuses on grassroots urban redevelopment by residents of San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood in the 1960s and 1970s, and their efforts to build permanent housing and community infrastructure for Black residents. It shows how Hunters Point housing activists worked to make...
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... human-computer interaction This chapter focuses on grassroots urban redevelopment by residents of San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood in the 1960s and 1970s, and their efforts to build permanent housing and community infrastructure for Black residents. It shows how Hunters Point housing...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... The market in development rights—what Mumbai’s water engineers disdainfully refer to as “the slum and building industry”—is tied up with the historically layered and materially inscribed political landscapes within which the city’s working classes have made claims to urban land and resources...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024613-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2461-3
... This chapter considers how the discursive and technical treatment of land as empty and private property as a civilizing mechanism on the frontier extends through technologies of property in ways that facilitate large-scale green redevelopment schemes. It analyzes how vacancy is categorically...