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Le Droit À La Ville

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In March 1968 Henri Lefebvre published The Right to the City. Lefebvre was the first and one of the few who dared herald the end of the industrial town, with the development of its outskirts and suburbs, and the advent of the Urban. Lefebvre saw in the creation of this urban society new hope for the development of more favourable conditions for humanity.
Mass Market Paperback, 281 pages
Published June 5th 1971 by Points (first published January 1st 1968)
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Shreedhar Manek
Boy, oh boy!

After reading Lefebvre's Right to the City, my brain has opened a little bit. The difficulty of the reading itself, coupled with all the infinite ideas that Lefebvre has dumped in the short ~120 pages truly feels like an achievement when the reader is done.

Lefebvre was Marxist in his ideas and that is starkly visible in his writing. The emphasis he puts on workers and their claim to their own rights, and his critique of ghettoization are great ideas, with great examples and also gre
Yannick et ses amiEs Achille et Chlore
Vraiment moins aboutie que La Production de l’espace. Pis malgré son statut de texte fondateur, c’est pas le meilleur pour comprendre ce que c’est que le droit à la ville. Sa plume est on ne peut plus hermétique. Anyway, y s’est écrit des choses plus importantes par la suite.
Cem Yüksel
Şehrin, üretim ve ekonominin baskın kategorisine göre biçimlenişini , siyasal yapısının feodalden burjuvaziye değişimini , köyün sanayi üretiminin getirdiği kültürel baskınlıkla özgün yapısını kaybedip kırsala dönüşünü , merkezin farklı siyasal / ekonomik süreçlerde zenginlerin oturum alanından yoksul sınıflara terkedilişini sonra tekrar sahiplenilip entellektüel yapılanmasını anlatan ve şehri anlamak açısından ufuk açıcı bir kitap. Bugün şehrin yağmasını , yapılandırmaya yaklaşımları analiz ede ...more
Karina Pamps
Difícil, hein
Apr 02, 2013 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone who works or studies Urban Planning and Architecture
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In Le Droit à la Ville, Henri Lefebvre states that everyone has a right to the city, that is, a right to live and enjoy the urban life of the cities.

The city is not an equal place to everyone: those that can afford to live in the city are presented with an urban rhythm and closeness to markets, offices and cultural places. Those that cannot afford to live in the city are pushed back to the dormitory suburbs, which have very limited resources. This idea is deeply explored in the book, as
Ronaldo Lima
Jan 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
O que torna atual o livro de Lefebvre é a infinidade de leituras que se pode tirar dele. Publicado em 1968, no meio de um turbilhão social, ele ainda carrega aquela energia panfletária e incendiária que o autor desejava. O livro é um lembrete aos filósofos, sociológica e cientistas políticos que as lutas de revolução desse seculo ganharam um novo palco que é a cidade. É impossível agora pensar em qualquer transformação social sem levar em conta o contexto urbano. Ressignificar, transformar, poss ...more
Εξαιρετικά πυκνό σε νοήματα βιβλίο που πρέπει να έχει στο νου του ένας αρχιτέκτονας ή πολεοδόμος.
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Henri Lefebvre was a French sociologist, Marxist intellectual, and philosopher, best known for pioneering the critique of everyday life, for introducing the concepts of the right to the city and the production of social space, and for his work on dialectics, alienation, and criticism of Stalinism, existentialism, and structuralism.

In his prolific career, Lefebvre wrote more than sixty books and t

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