Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Today’s writing task – beginning work on a preface to Henri Lefebvre’s Marxist Thought and the City

Today’s writing task – beginning work on a preface to Henri Lefebvre’s Marxist Thought and the City, forthcoming in late 2016 with University of Minnesota Press.

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – updates to the reading guide: Metaphilosophy, Marxist Thought and the City, and two edited collections

I’ve made some minor updates to the reading guide ‘Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre?‘ The updates are a link to the Verso page for the forthcoming translation of Metaphilosophy and links to two recent collections Understanding the City: Henri Lefebvre and Urban Studies and Urban … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Brown, Golder, Ashgate, etc.

A pile of recently bought, earned or complimentary books: Foucault’s The Punitive Society, Wendy Brown’s Undoing the Demos, Ben Golder’s Foucault and the Politics of Rights, four books in recompense for review work for Ashgate, and recent issues of Theory, Culture & Society and Transactions … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, forthcoming in February 2016 – Verso page and available to pre-order

Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, translated by David Fernbach and edited and introduced by Stuart Elden, is forthcoming in February 2016. Verso’s page for the book is now live and it is available to pre-order. In Metaphilosophy, Henri Lefebvre works through the implications … Continue reading

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Books received – Lefebvre, Nail, Wikileaks, RIS, Leibniz, Groupe Information Santé

A real mix of stuff – a collection edited by Lefebvre on Fourier, Thomas Nail’s The Figure of the Migrant (which I endorsed and mentioned last week); the new issue of Review of International Studies; Verso’s new book The Wikileaks Files; an offprint of an … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ – translation and introduction now out in Antipode open access

A new translation of a piece by Lefebvre, along with an introduction, is now available in Antipode early view – both open access: Henri Lefebvre, The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology : Contribution to the International Congress of Sociology, … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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Theory and Other Languages – short article at E-IR

I have a short piece entitled “Theory and Other Languages” at E-IR (open access). This was written on the request for a piece on this topic by Jan Tattenberg. It’s an autobiographical piece about how my work has been conducted … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Mousnier, Lefebvre

Two OUP editions of Shakespeare, Roland Mousnier’s Peasant Uprisings – used by Foucault in Théories et institutions pénales, and two first editions of Lefebvre’s books in Axelos’s Arguments series.

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Journal of Architecture – various reviews of books by and on Henri Lefebvre

I’ve mentioned a couple of these before when online, but the latest issue of The Journal of Architecture has various review essays on books by and on Henri Lefebvre, including Rhythmanalysis, Critique of Everyday Life, and Urban Revolution Now.

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