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In Defense of Housing : The Politics of Crisis, Hardback Book

In Defense of Housing : The Politics of Crisis Hardback


Peter Marcuse has long been recognised as one of the foremost critical urban scholars of our era.

He has been writing about and participating in urban politics since the 1950s and remains on the cutting edge of urban activism today.

In this book, co-written with David Madden, he argues that the housing question is not an architectural or moral question but a political and economic one with architectural and moral implications.

He calls for a comprehensive transformation in the production, distribution and regulation of housing and details a number of progressive possibilities for today's housing situation, offering an account of how a movement for housing justice can be part of a movement to transform the city itself.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Verso Books
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  • Category: Homelessness
  • ISBN: 9781784783532

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