Category Archives: Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci, ‘I Hate New Year’s Day’ – translation online

This text was first pub­lished in Avanti!, Turin edi­tion, from his col­umn “Sotto la Mole,” Jan­u­ary 1, 1916. Translated by Alberto Toscano for Viewpoint.   Every morn­ing, when I wake again under the pall of the sky, I feel that for me … Continue reading

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Benjamin Fraser (ed.), Marxism and Urban Culture

Interesting collection of essays on Marxism and Urban Culture, edited by Benjamin Fraser (author of Henri Lefebvre and the Spanish Urban Experience, and editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, with a preface by Andy Merrifield. Thanks to Adam David Morton for the … Continue reading

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Álvaro Sevilla Buitrago – Hegemonía, gubernamentalidad, territorio

If you read Spanish, this looks like a really interesting article linking Foucault, Gramsci and Lefebvre to the study of urban planning – ‘Hegemonía, gubernamentalidad, territorio. Apuntes metodológicos para una historia social de la planificación’ (via Álvaro’s blog – Multipliciudades).

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Mark Purcell, The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy

Mark Purcell’s new book, The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy, is now available to pre-order. It has very positive endorsements from Peter Marcuse and Susan Fainstein. The book uses Lefebvre, among others, to think about politics, the urban and democracy. Mark … Continue reading

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Gramsci: Space, Nature, Politics

This looks a very interesting collection – full details and links to some excerpts here. Adam David Morton discusses the book and his chapter here.

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Alex Loftus – Everyday Environmentalism

Interesting new book out by Alex Loftus – Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology with University of Minnesota Press. UMP kindly sent me a publicity copy, and the timing was good – I read it immediately after Matthew Gandy’s … Continue reading

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