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Henri Lefebvre's critical theory of space

Henri Lefebvre's critical theory of space (Loan 1 times)

Material type
Personal Author
Biagi, Francesco, 1986-.
Title Statement
Henri Lefebvre's critical theory of space / Francesco Biagi.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cham, Switzerland :   Palgrave Macmillan,   c2020.  
Physical Medium
xxii, 235 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Statement
Marx, Engels, and Marxisms
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Social sciences. Space and time.
Lefebvre, Henri,   1901-1991.  
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245 1 0 ▼a Henri Lefebvre's critical theory of space / ▼c Francesco Biagi.
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300 ▼a xxii, 235 p. ; ▼c 22 cm.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Henri Lefebvre: A Critical Reflection beyond the Academic Disciplines

Henri Lefebvre between Philosophy and Sociology: a Thinker who Defies Categorization
Young Lefebvre. Philosophy as Shared Critical Thought
Marx against Marxism: Henri Lefebvre''s Critical Political Philosophy
The Specter of Lefebvre''s Literary Production on the Second Half of the Twentieth Century
Henri Lefebvre and Guy Debord: a Controversial Intellectual Friendship
Henri Lefebvre and Jean Paul Sartre: from the Polemic on the Theoretical Foundations of Existentialism to Antistalinist Action within the French Communist Party
Henri Lefebvre and Louis Althusser: against Structuralism
Henri Lefebvre and the Birth of French Urban Sociology
The Urban Critical Theory: Reading Henri Lefebvre between the Twentieth and the Twentieth-First Century

Chapter 2 - The Lefebvrian Lexicon


2.1 Rural

Rural Sociology''s First Studies
The "Progressive-Regressive Method"
The Theory of Ground Rent as an Application of the Progressive-Regressive Method

2.2 Urban

In Praise of the Fringe: Henri Lefebvre and Our (Mis)Understanding of the Suburbs
What is (the New) Urban Society? From the City as a Form to Urbanisation as a Process
The Asymmetrical Relation between the Urban and the Rural
Habitat, Dwelling and the Housing Question in Lefebvre''s Thought
A Critique of Le Corbusier''s Functionalist Urbanism

Chapter 3 - The Philosophy and Sociology of Space

The Political Theory of Space Project
The Production of Space
Historical Phenomenology of Space
The Paris Commune and the Destiny of the City: Insurgence for Space
On the Concept of "Urban Utopia"
"Changer la vie": The Critique of Everyday Life and the Lefebvrian Roots of Situationist Thought

Chapter 4 - Understanding the Present with Henri Lefebvre

The "Right to the City": a Lefebvrian Genealogy
Power''s "Passive Revolution": the "Right to the City" as Governance from Above
What is the "Right to the City" Now? Taking back Space and Time

Chapter 5 - Conclusion

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