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Youth Urban Worlds : Aesthetic Political Action in Montreal, Paperback / softback Book

Youth Urban Worlds : Aesthetic Political Action in Montreal Paperback / softback

Part of the IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series series

Paperback / softback

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Both theoretically informed and empirically rich, Youth Urban Worlds explores how urban cultures affect political action amongst youth. Argues that urban cultures challenge the very meaning and contours of the political processIncludes ethnographies, delving into the perspectives and knowledges of racialized youth, urban farmers, and "voluntary risk takers," like dumpster divers, building climbers, and student protestorsTheorizes that aesthetics are an increasingly crucial form of political action in the contemporary urban setting and explains the impact of aesthetics on the politicalExamines the centrality of fun, warmth, aesthetics, and embodiment to these youth's experience of being in the worldExplains how youth are able to practically and concretely impact the political process through the performance of risky and disruptive behavior

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