Urban political ecology in the anthropo-obscene [electronic resource] : interruptions and possibilities /
edited by Henrik Ernstson and Erik Swyngedouw.
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
xviii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781138629189 (hbk : alk. paper), 9781138629196 (pbk : alk. paper), 9781315210537 (ebk)
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London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
9781138629189 (hbk : alk. paper)
9781138629196 (pbk : alk. paper)
9781315210537 (ebk)
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Politicizing the environment in the urban century / Henrik Ernstson and Erik Swyngedouw -- O tempora! O mores! Interrupting the anthropo-obscene / Erik Swyngedouw and Henrik Ernstson -- Value, nature and the vortex of accumulation / Richard Walker and Jason W. Moore -- "Hic rhodus, hic salta!" Postcolonial remains and the politics of the anthropo-ob(s)cene / Andrés Fabián Henao Castro and Henrik Ernstson -- Political ecologies of dispossession and anticorruption: a radical politics for the anthropocene? / Malini Ranganathan and Sapana Doshi -- Uneven racial development and the abolition ecology of the city / Nik Heynen -- Suffocating cities: climate change as social-ecological violence / Jonathan Silver -- Multi-vocal urban political ecology: in search of new sensibilities / Garth Myers -- Paved paradise: the suburb as chief artefact of the anthropocene and terrain of new political performativities / Roger Keil -- Exhibiting division, seizing the state: the natural history museum / Jodi Dean -- All that was directly lived / Andy Merrifield -- Reclaiming a scholarship of presence: building alternative socio-environmental imaginaries / Maria Kaika -- Bringing back the political: egalitarian acting, performative theory / Henrik Ernstson and Erik Swyngedouw.
"Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene aims to expand the study of urbanization and environmental politics through the field of Urban Political Ecology. It centres on developing ways to more explicitly engage with the pressing question on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene will be of interest to postgraduates, established scholars and upper level undergraduates, from any discipline or field with an interest in the interface between the urban and the environment including: geography, urban studies, environmental studies"--
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