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Austin Zeiderman

In: The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City

Chapter 17: Endangered City: Security and Citizenship in Bogotá

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Endangered City: Security and Citizenship in Bogotá
Endangered City: Security and Citizenship in Bogot
Austin Zeiderman

Urbanization is increasingly understood as a planetary process, and as a result the ‘city’ is being called into question – both as the epistemological frame for urban analysis and as the normative space for political claims (Brenner and Schmid 2015).1 The field of urban studies is currently preoccupied with what Henri Lefebvre called the ‘planetarization of the urban’ (2014: 205), and in particular with its implications for his own notion of the ‘right to the city.’ To paraphrase a number of recent commentators: If the city can no longer be thought of as a territorially bounded type of human settlement, then what sense does it ...

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