1st Edition

Movements in the City Conflict in the European Metropolis

By Vincenzo Ruggiero Copyright 2001
    184 Pages
    by Routledge

    184 Pages
    by Routledge

    For 2nd and 3rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination of social movements and urban life in European cities today. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach, it covers traditional areas of urban studies, sociological concerns about the concept of change and the characteristics of social movements. It presents current theory as well as discursive sections based around empirical work conducted in major European cities including London, Paris and Berlin.

    1. The fear of living together.
    2. Love for the city.
    3. The end of teleology.
    4. Working for habit.
    5. Against disappearance.
    6. Invisible and dingy cities.
    7. Reclaiming urban space.
    8. Dionysus and the underground.
    9. The politics of difference.


    Vincenzo Ruggiero