Category Archives: Book Debates

This page contains reviews of books on urbanism and austerity as well as political economy, public administration and political studies more broadly. We also include ‘book debate’ series, where CURA researchers critically engage with scholars working on related themes. We aim to give authors an opportunity to present their work, respond with thoughts by our team, and end blog threads with responses to these by the scholars that we engage.

Taking Power Back: Review by CURA

Tweet Professor Jonathan Davies and Dr Adrian Bua from CURA respond to Simon Parker’s  previous  blog where he explained the argument of his recent book ‘Taking Power Back‘. This blog will be followed over the next few weeks with a reply by Simon. Taking Power Back … Continue reading

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Taking Power Back: Simon Parker

Tweet We are pleased to launch our book debates series with this blog by Simon Parker. Simon sets out the argument of his recent book ‘Taking Power Back’, where he makes the case for ‘commonism’ – a radical form of … Continue reading

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