Lefebvre's View On The Right To The City

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Lefebvre’s believes that as a result of the shift from industrial society to urban society, the politics of resistance and freedom should no longer be placed in the industrial experience and it should be located within the urban experience. “The emergence of the global–urban makes possible, but does not guarantee, urbanism as a new kind of transformational politics.” By the account of Harvey, Mitchell and Purcell, Lefebvre’s view about the “right to the city” can also be interpreted as the “right to urban life” or the right to inhabit and can be talked over as a anticipated but not yet established claim to centrality, place, equality, public space, participation, and citizenship. We should not limit the meaning of the right to the city
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