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Squatters in the capitalist city.

Oct 21 2019

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Miguel Martinez

The squat, the state and the right to the city.

Sociologist Miguel Martinez explores the politics of the squatters’ movement in Europe - as a radical practice of expansion of our rights to the city, a protest against privatization and fictionalization of housing under neoliberal capitalism, and as a potential space for independence and autonomy for repressed people.

Miguel is author of Squatters in the Capitalist City: Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics from Routledge.

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