Space, difference, everyday life : reading Henri Lefebvre (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Space, difference, everyday life : reading Henri Lefebvre

Author: Henri Lefebvre; Kanishka Goonewardena
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In the past fifteen years, Henri Lefebvre's reputation has catapulted into the stratosphere, and he is now considered an equal to some of the greats of European social theory (Bourdieu, Deleuze, Harvey). In particular, his work has revitalized urban studies, geography and planning via concepts like; the social production of space, the right to the city, everyday life, and global urbanization. Lefebvre's massive body  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Henri Lefebvre; Lefebvre; Henri Lefebvre; Henri Lefebvre; Henri Lefebvre; Henri Lefebvre
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Lefebvre; Kanishka Goonewardena
ISBN: 9780415954600 0415954606 9780415954594 0415954592
OCLC Number: 153598405
Description: xiv, 329 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. On the production of Henri Lefebvre / Stefan Kipfer, Kanishka Goonewardena, Christian Schmid and Richard Milgrom ---
Part I: Dialectics of Space and Time. --
2. Henri Lefebvre's theory of the production of space: towards a three-dimensional dialectic / Christian Schmid --
3. Reading The urban revolution: space and representation / Walter Prigge --
4. Space as concrete abstraction: Hegel, Marx, and modern urbanism in Henri Lefebvre / Łukasz Stanek --
5. Mondialisation before globalization: Lefebvre and Axelos / Stuart Elden --
6. Lefebvre without Heidegger: "Left Heideggerianism" qua contradictio in adiecto / Geoffrey Waite ---
Part II: Rhythms of Urbanization and Everyday Life. --
7. Marxism and everyday life: on Lefebvre, Guy Debord and some others / Kanishka Goonewardena --
8. Henri Lefebvre and urban everyday life: in search of the possible / Klaus Ronneberger --
9. Rhythms, streets, cities / Kurt Meyer --
10. Lessons in surrealism: relationality, event, encounter / Sara Nadal-Melsió --
11. Lefebvre and Debord: a Faustian fusion / Andy Merrifield ---
Part III: Difference, Hegemony and The Right to the City. --
12. How Lefebvre urbanized Gramsci: hegemony, everyday life and difference: / Stefan Kipfer --
13. Totality, hegemony, difference: Henri Lefebvre and Raymond Williams / Andrew Shmuely --
14. Henri Lefebvre's critique of state productivism / Neil Brenner --
15. Right to the city: politics of citizenship / Liette Gilbert and Mustafa Dikeç --
16. Lucien Kroll: design, difference, everyday life / Richard Milgrom --
17. Globalizing Lefebvre? / Stefan Kipfer, Christian Schmid, Kanishka Goonewardena and Richard Milgrom.
Responsibility: edited by Kanishka Goonewardena [and others].


Aims to merge two schools of thought - one that is political economic, and the other more culturally oriented - into a unified Lefebvrian approach to contemporary urban issues and the nature of our  Read more...
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