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Political Science City Planning & Urban Development

Time and the Suburbs

The Politics of Built Environments and the Future of Dissent

by (author) Rohan Quinby

ARP Books
Initial publish date
Nov 2011
City Planning & Urban Development, Social Psychology, Urban
  • Paperback / softback

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    Nov 2011
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By combining provocative prose with photo-essay, Time and the Suburbs explores the disappearance of cities in North America under the weight of suburban, exurban, and other forms of development that are changing the way we live and do politics. Drawing on social theory from Henri Lefebvre and Guy Debord to Antonio Negri, this book reconceptualizes the tasks facing activists and social movments. This is both a provocative essay and introduction to important social theory for anyone interested in cites and urban development.

About the author

Rohan Quinby is a freelance writer, editor, and photographer living in Nashville, Tennessee. He has published essays on travel and urbanism and has a postgraduate degree in Public Policy from Massey University in New Zealand. His photography has appeared in publications and galleries, and he is the photography editor for carte blanche, the literary review of the Quebec Writers' Federation.

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Editorial Reviews

Enlightening and at times threatening to the justness of a capitalist society, the book endorses the realistic sanctions that impede upon economic growth as defined by the consumerism model. -- TY Nice, Nexus