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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 (288 p.).ISBN: 9781118750551.Subject(s): Housing -- Germany -- Berlin -- History | Human geography -- Political aspects | Protest movements -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century | Squatter settlements -- Germany -- Berlin -- History | Squatters -- Political activity -- Germany -- Berlin |x History -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Metropolitan Preoccupations : The Spatial Politics of Squatting in BerlinDDC classification: 307.3/36 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title page -- Table of 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 -- 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' -- Chapter Three: Resistance and Autonomy -- 'The Berlin Commune' -- Performing the Political -- From Protest to Occupation
Spatialising the New Left? -- 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 -- 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 -- Chapter Six: Capture and Experimentation
Squatting as Art: Performing Architectural Activism in the New Berlin -- From Creativity to Experimentation -- Reclaiming the Radical City -- The Autonomous City? -- Chapter Seven: Conclusion: "Der Kampf geht weiter" -- References -- Archives and Archival Collections -- Magazines and Periodicals -- Newspapers -- Secondary Sources -- Index -- End User License Agreement
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Title page -- Table of 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 -- 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' -- Chapter Three: Resistance and Autonomy -- 'The Berlin Commune' -- Performing the Political -- From Protest to Occupation

Spatialising the New Left? -- 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 -- 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 -- Chapter Six: Capture and Experimentation

Squatting as Art: Performing Architectural Activism in the New Berlin -- From Creativity to Experimentation -- Reclaiming the Radical City -- The Autonomous City? -- Chapter Seven: Conclusion: "Der Kampf geht weiter" -- References -- Archives and Archival Collections -- Magazines and Periodicals -- Newspapers -- Secondary Sources -- Index -- End User License Agreement

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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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