El fin de la continuidad, el fin del espacio público, el fin del urbanismo
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AuthorGarcía Vázquez, Carlos
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This article shows how the radical transformation experienced by the labor market in recent decades has installed a logic of inequality in the contemporary city. The social decline of these cities has ceased to be an indication of decay becoming, instead, a complement to development, making late capitalism one of the most perverse phases of the Western economic system. Its perversion becomes evident in the social polarization that it promotes, in the ultrafragmentation from a social and ethnic standpoint, as well as in the increase of conflicts in contemporary cities. These aspects foster the so-called “topography of fear” which exposes the coming-into-crisis of the classic vision of the city’s three principles –the end of continuity, the end of public space and the end of urban planning. The article shows how these phenomena are especially visible in the North American metropolis, in which the late-capitalist deregulation of urbanism is massively applied, promoting a spectacle-arc ...
Espacio público – Violencia
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