The readings for the class are presented below.

Buy at MIT Press Hayden, Dolores. “The Sense of Place and the Politics of Space.” In The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995, pp. 14-29. ISBN: 9780262581523.

Buy at MIT Press Hollier, Denis. “Introduction: Bloody Sundays.” In Against Architecture: The Writings of Georges Bataille. Translated by Betsy Wing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989, pp. ix-xxiii. ISBN: 9780262581134.

White, Hayden. “Review of The Production of Space by Henri Lefebvre.” Design Book Review 29/30 (Summer/Fall 1993): 90-93.

Torre, Susana. “Claiming the Public Space: The Mothers of de Mayo,” pp. 241-250; McLeod, Mary. ““Other” Spaces and “Others”,” pp. 15-28; and Da Costa Meyer, Esther. “La Donna è Mobile: Agoraphobia, Women, and Urban Space.” pp. 141-156. In The Sex of Architecture. Edited by Diana Agrest, Patricia Conway, and Leslie Kanes Weisman. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1996. ISBN: 9780810926837.

Bachelard, Gaston. The Poetics of Space. Translated by Maria Jolas. Foreword by Etienne Gilson. Boston, MA: Beacon Press , 1994, Introduction, pp. xi-xxxv and, chapter 1, pp. 3-37. ISBN: 9780807064733.

Defert, Daniel. “Foucault, the Space and the Architects.” In Documenta X. Edited by Jean François Chevrier. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Cantz, 1997, pp. 274-283. ISBN: 9783893229116.

Bachelard, Gaston. “Poetics of Space,” pp. 86-97; Lefebvre, Henri. “The Production of Space,” pp. 139-146; Jameson, Frederic. “Is Space Political?” pp. 255-270; and Foucault, Michel. “Other Spaces: The Principles of Heterotopia.” pp. 348-356. In Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory. Edited by Neil Leach. London, UK: Routledge, 1997. ISBN: 9780415128261.

Harvey, David. “Afterword.” In The Production of Space. Edited by Henri Lefebvre. Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1991, pp. 425-432. ISBN: 9780631181774.

De Certeau, Michel. “The Black Sun of Language: Foucault” pp. 171-183, and “Micro-techniques and Panoptic Discourse: A Quid Pro Quo” pp. 185-191. In Heterologies - Discourse on the Other. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780816614042.

Deutsche, Rosalyn. “Maenner im Raum.” In Stadt-Raeume . Edited by Martin Wentz. New York, NY: Verlag, 1991, pp. 91-97. ISBN: 9783421053626.

Buy at MIT Press Fraser, Nancy. “Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing Democracy.” In Habermas and the Public Sphere. Edited by Craig Calhoun. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992, pp. 109-142. ISBN: 9780262531146.

Jacobs, Jane M. “(Post)colonial Spaces.” In Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City. New York, NY: Routledge, 1996, pp. 13-37. ISBN: 9780415120074.

Lechte, John. “Georges Bataille,” pp. 97-105; “Semiotics,” pp. 121; “Juergen Habermas,” pp. 186-191; “Modernity & Walter Benjamin,” pp. 201-207; and “Post-Modernity.” pp. 231. In Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Postmodernity. Edited by John Lechte. New York, NY: Routledge, 1994. ISBN: 9780415074087.

Lefebvre, Henri. Critique of Everyday Life. Vol. 2. Translated by John Moore with a preface by Michel Trebitsch. New York, NY: Verso, 1991, pp. 206-216 and 231-232. ISBN: 9780860913405.

Deamer, Peggy. “Subject, Object, Text.” In Drawing / Building / Text: Essays in Architectural Theory. Edited by Andrea Kahn. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1996, pp. 25-42. ISBN: 9780910413718.

Bourdieu, Pierre. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. Translated by Richard Nice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984. ISBN: 9780674212770.

Habermas, Jurgen. The Theory of Communicative Action. Translated by Thomas McCarthy. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1984, pp. 114-151. ISBN: 9780745607702.

Lefebvre, Henri. Everyday Life in the Modern World. Translated by Sacha Rabinovitch. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1971. ISBN: 9780878559725.

Buy at MIT Press De Zegher, Catherine, and Mark Wigley, eds. The Activist Drawing: Retracing Situationist Architectures from Constant’s New Babylon to Beyond. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780262041911.

Croset, Pierre-Alain. “The Narration of Architecture.” In Architecture Production. Edited by Beatriz Colomina. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1988, pp. 201-211. ISBN: 9780910413206.

Jameson, Fredric. Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1991. ISBN: 9780822310907.

Lefebvre, Henri. The Urban Revolution. Translated by Robert Bononno. Foreword by Neil Smith. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780816641604.

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