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THE CITY BETWEEN FREEDOM AND SECURITY: CONTESTED PUBLIC SPACES IN THE 21ST CENTURY. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 320 pp. ISBN 9783035609707 In English.
Due date: October 2016. Publisher's description: This publication explores the contested territory between the state and corporate drive to 'securitise' urban space -- and the principle of the city as a site for enacting open civil society, participatory democracy, and the freedom of speech and assembly. The book functions as a broader discursive platform mediating opposing positions at the intersection of architecture/urbanism and security/democracy.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171332
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