Introduction: The Return to Politics. Part 1: Critique, Reformism and Co-Optation Critique and Change. The Ascent of Reformism. The Integration of Critique Part 2: The Architecture of Radical Democracy The Post-Fordist City. Theories of Participation. Theories of Contestation. Praxis Part 3: Languages of Architecture The Political as the Symbolic. Urban Form. 'Vulgar' Architecture, 'Vulgar' Politics. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Tahl Kaminer is Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design and Theory at the University of Edinburgh. He co-founded and edited the journal Footprint. His publications include the monograph Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation (Routledge, 2011) and the anthologies Houses in Transformation (2008), Urban Asymmetries (2011) and Critical Tools (2012).