Setting, Setzung, Sedimentation

Political Conflict and Radical Democracy in Urban Planning

Explicit settings in democratic struggles over public space become especially important in times when hegemonic power is itself unsettling in the sense of the general loss of welfare-state securities and—closer to the field of planning—of liberalizing urban development for financialization. Rather than avoiding contestation, planning propositions as explicit settings remain open to conflict and to dispute and they can act as a means for articulating dissensus. […]
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Gabu Heindl, in: Unsettled Urban Space. Routines, Temporalities and Contestations, edited by Tihomir Viderman, Sabine Knierbein, Elina Kränzle, Sybille Frank, Nikolai Roskamm, Ed Wall, Routledge, 2022