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Metropolitan Preoccupations : The Spatial Politics of Squatting in Berlin

By: Vasudevan, Alexander.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.RGS-IBG Book Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2015Description: 1 online resource (259 p.).ISBN: 9781118750582.Subject(s): Housing -- Germany -- Berlin -- History | Protest movements -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century | Squatter settlements -- Germany -- Berlin -- History | Squatters -- Political activity -- Germany -- Berlin -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Metropolitan Preoccupations : The Spatial Politics of Squatting in BerlinDDC classification: 307.336 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Chapter One Introduction: Making Radical Urban Politics; Spatialising the Anti-Authoritarian Revolt; The Squatted City; Towards a Spatial Grammar of Squatting; Notes; Chapter Two Crisis and Critique; The Making of the Tenement City; Tenant Trouble: Rent Strikes in Weimar Berlin; Re-building a Divided City; Re-animating the 'Housing Question'; Notes; Chapter Three Resistance and Autonomy; 'The Berlin Commune'; Performing the Political; From Protest to Occupation; Spatialising the New Left?; Notes
Chapter Four Antagonism and Repair"Wir wollen alles und wollen es jetzt": Re-imagining Protest in 1970s Berlin; From Demolition to Occupation: Squatting the City; Making 'Free Space': The Material and Emotional Geographies of Squatting; From Resistance to Pacification: The Decline of the West Berlin Scene; Notes; Chapter Five Separation and Renewal; Schwarzwohnen: An Alternative History of Housing in East Berlin; Occupying a Vacuum: Squatting after the Fall of the Berlin Wall; Postscript; Notes; Chapter Six Capture and Experimentation
Squatting as Art: Performing Architectural Activism in the New BerlinFrom Creativity to Experimentation; Reclaiming the Radical City; The Autonomous City?; Notes; Chapter Seven Conclusion: "Der Kampf geht weiter"; Notes; References; Archives and Archival Collections; Magazines and Periodicals; Newspapers; Secondary Sources; Index; EULA
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Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Chapter One Introduction: Making Radical Urban Politics; Spatialising the Anti-Authoritarian Revolt; The Squatted City; Towards a Spatial Grammar of Squatting; Notes; Chapter Two Crisis and Critique; The Making of the Tenement City; Tenant Trouble: Rent Strikes in Weimar Berlin; Re-building a Divided City; Re-animating the 'Housing Question'; Notes; Chapter Three Resistance and Autonomy; 'The Berlin Commune'; Performing the Political; From Protest to Occupation; Spatialising the New Left?; Notes

Chapter Four Antagonism and Repair"Wir wollen alles und wollen es jetzt": Re-imagining Protest in 1970s Berlin; From Demolition to Occupation: Squatting the City; Making 'Free Space': The Material and Emotional Geographies of Squatting; From Resistance to Pacification: The Decline of the West Berlin Scene; Notes; Chapter Five Separation and Renewal; Schwarzwohnen: An Alternative History of Housing in East Berlin; Occupying a Vacuum: Squatting after the Fall of the Berlin Wall; Postscript; Notes; Chapter Six Capture and Experimentation

Squatting as Art: Performing Architectural Activism in the New BerlinFrom Creativity to Experimentation; Reclaiming the Radical City; The Autonomous City?; Notes; Chapter Seven Conclusion: "Der Kampf geht weiter"; Notes; References; Archives and Archival Collections; Magazines and Periodicals; Newspapers; Secondary Sources; Index; EULA

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Alexander Vasudevan is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Historical Geography at the University of Nottingham, UK. A co-editor of Practicing the Archive: Reflections on Method and Practice in Historical Geography (with E. Gagen and H. Lorimer, 2007) his work has been published in several prestigious journals, including Antipode , Cultural Geographies , Environment and Planning A and D , Progress in Human Geography , and Social and Cultural Geography . His current research focuses on radical politics, urban squatting and the wider geographies of contemporary precarity.

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