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Mapping the urban commons

Sulukule, the day after (Najla Osseiran, 2009) from http://hackitectura.net/blog/en/2012/mapping-the-commons-istanbul/

Now there is a new take on the  urban commons to construct a power of the right to the city against the power of the neoliberal governmentality and its discourse that puts the emphasis on the private economic relationships producing a marketable city for investors and upper economic classes. ‘Mapping the Commons of Istanbul’ attempted to map Istanbul’s urban commons for the imaginations of ‘the commonwealth of its social life’.


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