Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago’s new article in Antipode.
My latest article, ‘Capitalist formations of enclosure: space and the extinction of the commons’, is now available online at the early view webpage of Antipode. This was a great opportunity to sum up some of my recent explorations of the historical geography of enclosure, tracking its morphologies on a range of different periods and scales; but also and especially to expand my previous contributions with a more systematic conceptual and theoretical approach. I am more than happy with the publication of this piece in Antipode, given the journal’s key role in disseminating the debate on enclosure and the commons in the field of geography.
Here is the abstract:
Despite their theoretical and political potential, recent debates on enclosure usually lack an effective consideration of how space is mobilized in the process of dispossession. This article connects the analysis of enclosure’s general spatial rationality to a range of…
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