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Divided Cities: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2003

Richard Scholar

Abstract

Cities, at their best, are cradles of diversity, opportunity, and citizenship. Why, then, do so many cities today seem scarred by divisions separating the powerful and privileged from the victims of deprivation and injustice? What is it like to live on the wrong side of the divide in Paris, London, New York, Sao Paolo, and other cities all over the world? In this book, based on the internationally renowned Oxford Amnesty Lectures, eight leading urban thinkers argue about why divisions arise in cities and about what could and should be done to bring those divisions to an end. The book features ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780192807083
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780192807083.001.0001

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Richard Scholar, editor

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Introduction

Richard Scholar

Part I Lectures

1 Introduction to Stuart Hall

Stephen Howe and Stuart Hall

2 Introduction to Patricia J. Williams

Jane Shaw and Patricia J. Williams

3 Introduction to David Harvey

Erik Swyngedouw and David Harvey

4 Introduction to James D. Wolfensohn

Sebastian Mallaby and James D. Wolfensohn

5 Introduction to Richard Rogers

James Attlee and Richard Rogers

6 Introduction to Patrick Declerck

Maria Kaika and Patrick Declerck

Part II Responses

7 Who Should Foot the Bill?

Michael B. Likosky

End Matter