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Editorial: We have never been urban


Are we in a new urban moment, or have we never been urban? Recent literatures have theorized the emergence of a new moment or epoch in the history of urbanization (or in urbanization theory?) under a range of terms – the Urban Age, the Anthropocene, planetary urbanization, and so on. This contemporary moment is interpreted as ‘geohistorical developments [that] pose a fundamental challenge to the entire field of urban studies … its basic epistemological assumptions, categories of analysis, and object of investigation require a foundational reconceptualization...


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hal-03897405 , version 1 (13-12-2022)



Sukriti Issar. Editorial: We have never been urban. City, 2018, 22 (1), pp.1-4. ⟨10.1080/13604813.2018.1443594⟩. ⟨hal-03897405⟩
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