THE HINTERLAND, URBANIZED?

Neil Brenner, “The Hinterland, Urbanized?,” AD / Architectural Design, July/August, 2016, 118-127.

What defines the urban? And can the non-urban necessarily always be classified as rural? In this article, Neil Brenner reflects on the lack of an overarching theory to describe these realms, and argues that what we call the countryside or the hinterland has become key to the process of capitalist urbanisation.

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