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By Simone Tulumello

This ebook examines the phenomenon of city worry – the expanding anxiousness over crime and violence in Western towns regardless of their excessive defense – which will constructing a entire, serious, exploratory thought of worry, area, and concrete making plans that unravels the paradoxes in their mutual family members. via focusing specially at the southern eu towns of Palermo and Lisbon, the ebook additionally goals to extend upon contemporary reviews on city geopolitics, enriching them from the viewpoint of normal, instead of international, towns. Readers will locate enlightening research of the ways that city worry is (re)produced, together with by means of misinformative discourses on safeguard and worry and the political building of otherness as a method of exclusion. The spatialization of worry, e.g., via fortification, privatization, and fragmentation, is explored, and the ways that city making plans is trained by means of and has in flip been shaping city worry are investigated. A concluding bankruptcy considers divergent strength futures and makes a choice for motion. The ebook will entice all with an curiosity in even if, and to what quantity, the construction of ‘fearscapes’, the modern landscapes of worry, constitutes an emergent city political economy.

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