State, Space, World: Selected Essays

State, Space, World: Selected Essays

Henri Lefebvre, Stuart Elden, Neil Brenner


essentially the most influential Marxist theorists of the 20 th century, Henri Lefebvre pioneered the research of the fashionable nation in an age of increasing international financial integration and fragmentation. presently after the 1974 booklet of his landmark ebook The construction of area, Lefebvre launched into the most bold tasks of his profession: a attention of the background and geographies of the trendy nation via a enormous research that associated numerous disciplines, together with political technological know-how, sociology, geography, and background. kingdom, area, global collects a chain of LefebvreOCOs key writings at the nation from this era. Making on hand in English for the 1st time the as-yet-unexplored political element of LefebvreOCOs paintings, it includes essays on philosophy, political thought, kingdom formation, spatial making plans, and globalization, in addition to provocative reflections at the chances and boundaries of grassroots democracy lower than complicated capitalism. kingdom, house, global is a necessary supplement to The creation of house, The city Revolution, and The Critique of daily life. LefebvreOCOs unique and prescient analyses that emerge during this quantity are urgently suitable to modern debates on globalization and neoliberal capitalism.

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