Henrik Lebuhn

is a PhD-student at Freie Universität Berlin (Otto-Suhr Institut) and visiting scholar at UC Berkeley (ISSC).


Entrepreneurial urban politics and urban social movements in Los Angeles

The struggle for urban farmland in South Central

So-called “entrepreneurial urban policy” ostensibly deals with the local consequences of structural transformation on the national and global scale. However, writes Henrik Lebuhn, it plays major role in producing and reproducing precisely the conditions it seeks to redress. The community garden campaign in South Central L.A. is a local movement that resists the vested interests behind local government and planning.

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