Sunday, March 28, 2010

Henri Lefebvre on space

Space as a whole enters into the modernized mode of capitalist production: it is utilized to produce surplus value... The urban fabric, with its multiple networks of communication and exchange, is part of a means of production... Capitalism and neocapitalism have produced an abstract space that is a reflection of the world of business on both a national and international level as well as the power of money and the "politique" of the state.

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