Against vested interest urbanism – An interview with David Harvey

(Originally published on Tarlabaşı Istanbul,

In an interview with acclaimed theorist and activist David Harvey, he talked to us about the impact of urban renewal and gentrification, the increasing class segregation of cities, and the question of how to fight back.

David Harvey is a distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography as well as the Director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the author of many books, including Social Justice and the City, The Condition of Postmodernity, The Limits to Capital, A Brief History of Neoliberalism, The Enigma of Capital, and A Companion to Marx’s Capital.

His new book, Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution, can be found here.

His book Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography, has just appeared [June 2012] in Turkish at Sel Publishing.

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