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Urban and Urbanization

The University as a Settlement Principle Review

Parsing the entanglement of Italian urbanism and campus design in the post-1968 moment, Francesco Zuddas recounts a set of spatial responses to the popular discontent that had crested by way of academia onto Italy’s national sociopolitical scene.

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Bader AlBader

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Urban and Urbanization

The University as a Settlement Principle Review

Parsing the entanglement of Italian urbanism and campus design in the post-1968 moment, Francesco Zuddas recounts a set of spatial responses to the popular discontent that had crested by way of academia onto Italy’s national sociopolitical scene.

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Bader AlBader

Politics & Political Theory

The Role of Forgetting in the Liberal World Order

Bevins’s "Jakarta Method" shows that the conception of a hesitant, cautious liberalism on the global stage itself depends on a selective geopolitical amnesia. Only by forgetting the savagery through which American-led globalization occurred can the order it built come to seem natural or just.

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Sammy Feldblum

Racialization and Racism

The Sense of Brown, review by Moon Charania

Sense of Brown is more than a sketch of brownness as an ontology of relations; it is an opportunity to sit inside Muñoz’s writing and thinking space, an almost wistful feeling of being in his thoughts as they formed, as they firmed. Reading Muñoz’s essays invokes a meditative feeling, one gets a sense that Muñoz was reflecting on his ideas, the drafty in/coherence of this ensemble reveal the essay as process.

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Moon Charania

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