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Neil Brenner

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Neil Brenner is Professor of Urban Theory at the Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, where he coordinates the newly founded Urban Theory Lab-GSD. He is the author of New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood (Oxford, 2004) and the co-editor of several volumes, including The Global Cities Reader (with Roger Keil; Routledge, 2006); Henri Lefebvre’s State, Space, World (with Stuart Elden; University of Minnesota Press, 2010); and Cities for People, not for Profit: Critical Urban Theory and the Right to the City (with Peter Marcuse and Margit Mayer; Routledge, 2011). He is currently working on a book with Christian Schmid, Planetary Urbanization, as well as on several other research projects related to the challenges of reinventing critical urban theory under early twenty-first-century capitalism.

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Public Culture is a reviewed interdisciplinary journal of cultural studies, published three times a year in Fall, Winter, and Spring for the Institute for Public Knowledge by Duke University Press. The journal's full archives are available online at

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