Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Organisational Space and Beyond: The Significance of Henri Lefebvre for Organisation Studies – new edited collection

Organisational Space and Beyond: The Significance of Henri Lefebvre for Organisation Studies, edited by Karen Dale, Sytze F. Kingma, Varda Wasserman Through the focus on organizational space, using the reception and significance of the seminal work on the subject by sociologist Henri Lefebvre, … Continue reading

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Understanding Henri Lefebvre published in Korean translation (with text of English version of new preface)

My 2004 book Understanding Henri Lefebvre: Theory and the Possible has been published in Korean translation by Kyungsung University Press. My two recent Foucault books are also forthcoming in Korean with Nanjing Publishing House. (If anyone has a link to the … Continue reading

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Adam David Morton on Victor Serge at Progress in Political Economy

Adam David Morton on Victor Serge – a Progress in Political Economy blogpost linked to a new article. One of the most striking features of Victor Serge’s writings has to be the way he captures spatial arbiters that shape the … Continue reading

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Future work and summer plans – Shakespeare, Canguilhem, Lefebvre and back to Foucault

Although the Shakespeare Territories book is coming out in a few months, I’ve been back working on Shakespeare. Initially this was for a summary article of the book’s argument for a short article for Territory, Politics, Governance, which should be … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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Books received – Connolly, Scarry, Elborough & Gordon, Lefebvre, Bracke

William Connolly, Aspirational Fascism: The Struggle for Multifaceted Democracy under Trumpism; Elaine Scarry, The Body in Pain; Travis Elborough and Helen Gordon, Being a Writer; Henri Lefebvre, Key Writings and Astrid Bracke, Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel. The … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, The Survival of Capitalism – how to reconstruct an English version of the French text

Henri Lefebvre’s 1973 book La survie du capitalisme: La reproduction des rapports de production (Anthropos, third edition 2002) was one of the relatively few of his books which was translated within a few years of its initial publication. Many of … Continue reading

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Back to writing in 2018 – Foucault, Canguilhem and Lefebvre

As the blog posts of the last couple of days indicate, I’m back at my desk working. The first writing submitted this year was a 2000 word piece entitled ‘Foucault, Biography, and Posthumous Publications’, destined for the American Book Review. … Continue reading

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The Right to the City: A Verso Report – free ebook

The Right to the City: A Verso Report – free ebook Special eBook collection on the most urgent question of our times: who is the city for? In 1968, the French Marxist philosopher Henri Lefebvre wrote “Le Droite a la Ville” … Continue reading

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – minor updates to my guide and reissue of Key Writings

I’ve made some minor updates to my guide Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? The key thing added is the reissue of Key Writings, now available in Bloomsbury’s Revelations series.  

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