Planetary Urbanization

Neil Brenner and Christian Schmid, “Planetary urbanization,” in Matthew Gandy ed., Urban Constellations. Berlin: Jovis, 2012, 10-13.

This brief essay outlines the core rationale which motivates us to develop a theory of planetary urbanization. We emphasize, in particular, the limitations of inherited metageographical binarisms in relation to early twenty-first century transformations of sociospatial organization across places, territories and scales.


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