Table of Contents
Chapter 1. From Polis to Metropolis: On the Limits of Classical Approaches to Governance in a Fragmented Social Landscape
(David Thunder, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)
Chapter 2. AI Disciplines: Deleuze, Cybernetics, and Smart Cities’ Violence
(Jorge León Casero, Enrique Cano and José María Castejón, Department of Philosophy, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, and others)
Chapter 3. Biopolitical Strategies of Dual Territories
(Julia Urabayen, Department of Philosophy, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)
Chapter 4. The Criminalization of Risk: Zero-Tolerance Applied to Vulnerable Populations
(Adriana María Ruiz Gutiérrez and Alejandro Gómez Restrepo, School of Law and Political Sciences, Pontificia Bolivariana University, Medellín, Colombia)
Chapter 5. The Twisted Path to Dystopia: The Libertarian Utopias of Private Law
(Felipe Schwember Augier, School of Government, University Adolfo Ibáñez, Viña de Mar, Chile)
Chapter 6. Urban Commons and the Production of Alternatives to the Neoliberal City
(Carlos Cámara-Menoyo, School of Architecture and Technology, San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain)
Chapter 7. Public Space Contested: Metropolitan Squares as Sites for Urban Commoning
(Jonas Holst, School of Architecture and Technology, San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain)
Keywords: Biopolitics, Capitalist Dystopias, Power, Contested Space, Dual Territories, Governmentality, Liberalism, Metropolis, Open Systems, Polis, Population, Privatization, Right to the City, Security Society, Smart Cities, Soft Imperialism, Square, Urban Commons, Vulnerability, Zero-Tolerance
There are two main readerships for the proposed publication. The first one is professors and researchers who work in the fields of Political Philosophy, Law, Urban Planning, Politics and Social Sciences. It is also addressed to students of those fields and to anyone who is interested in knowing how cities function nowadays. The academic level of this readership is scholars and researchers, but also cultured people who do not belong to the world of academe. The other main readership is any group of professionals devoted to city management: Urban Planners, Public Administration and people who work in Urban Regeneration.
To sum up, the list of relevant areas and job functions is the following:
Professors and students.
Cultured people who want to understand the world they live in.
Public Administration professionals and Civil Servants.
Jobs related to Urban Regeneration: Architects, Social Workers, social movements or civil societies.