Erik Swyngedouw

is Professor of Geography in the School of Education, Environment and Development at Manchester University. His current work focuses on the transformation of urban governance and politics on the one hand and on environmental governance/politics on the other. He holds the 2014 Vincent Wright Chair in Political Science at Sciences Po, Paris and is the author of Social Power and the Urbanization of Water: Flows of Power (Oxford University Press, 2004)


Radical urban political-ecological imaginaries

Planetary urbanization and politicizing nature

It’s no longer about nature in the city but the urbanization of nature itself, write Erik Swyngedouw and Maria Kaika. Welcome to the cyborg city, in which human and non-human inhabitants are globally linked through the circulation of water, energy, fat, chemicals and viruses, among others.

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