Title

Where Is Culture in Rome? Self-Managed Social Centers and the Right to Urban Space

Publication Date

2014

Document Type

Book Chapter

Abstract

Is 21st-century Rome a global city? Is it part of Europe's core or periphery? This volume examines the "real city" beyond Rome's historical center, exploring the diversity and challenges of life in neighborhoods affected by immigration, neoliberalism, formal urban planning, and grassroots social movements. The contributors engage with themes of contemporary urban studies-the global city, the self-made city, alternative modernities, capital cities and nations, urban change from below, and sustainability. Global Rome serves as a provocative introduction to the Eternal City and makes an original contribution to interdisciplinary scholarship.

Publication Title

Global Rome: Changing Faces of the Eternal City

First Page

246

Last Page

264