Category Archives: Political Economy of Cities

Essay: The Idea of Racial Progress and the Ongoing Racialization of American Landscapes

Michael Crutcher delivered the Cultural Geography Specialty Group marquee address at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in New Orleans, and I have co-authored a short essay with Joe Moose (a MA student at University of Wyoming) … Continue reading

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“Social Justice and the City” – Annals of the AAG special issue

Nik Heynen circulated the following Call for Abstracts for a special issue of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers on “Social Justice and the City.” The title clearly echoes David Harvey’s 1973 book, now available in a revised … Continue reading

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Profiling, b/ordering, and the political work of pedagogy – panel for AAG in San Francisco

Sutapa Chattopadhyay and I are organizing a set of panels for the 2016 AAG meeting in San Francisco. I cut and paste a description of the panels below. Confirmed participants include Maegan Miller, Serin Houston, Paul Routledge, Jack Norton, Brian … Continue reading

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New Orleans: Recovery or Removal?

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations :
A short documentary for undergraduate teaching, it will complement my existing unit in Cultural Geography around Tremé — both Michael Crutcher’s book and David Simon’s show. Deterritorial Investigations View original post

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Mustafa Dikeç – Hate (on the recent events in Paris)

Natalie Oswin, with the Society and Space blog, just posted an excellent commentary from Mustafa Dikeç on the murders in Paris. Here’s the last paragraph: It is one thing to feel resentment for discrimination and stigmatisation, another to kill people, … Continue reading

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