Unsettling the City: Urban Land and the Politics of Property

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Political Science - 207 pages
Contemporary capitalism has produced gentrification, socio-spatial stratification and racial inequality. In this book, Nicholas Blomley shows how the concept of "property" helps to generate and underwrite these pervasive urban processes.
 

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Contents

Welcome to the Hotel California
1
Property and the Landscapes of Gentrification
29
List of Illustrations
72
Chapters The Moralities of Land
75
Land and the Postcolonial City
105
Birds
125
Back to the Land
139
Notes
157
Bibliography
189
Index
203
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