Margit Mayer

has been professor for comparative and North American politics at Freie Universität Berlin; as of 2014 she is a senior fellow at the Centre for Metropolitan Studies at Technical University Berlin. Her research focuses on comparative, urban and social politics as well as social movements. She co-edited Urban Movements in a Globalising World (2000), Cities for People not for Profit (2012), Neoliberal Urbanism and Its Contestations (2012) and Urban Uprisings: Challenging the Neoliberal City in Europe (2016).

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Cover for: ‘The long historical struggles over the geographies of our lives’

‘The long historical struggles over the geographies of our lives’

A conversation about protest in the US, 1968-2018

What have been consequences of the events of 1968? What were the counter-reactions? And beyond Europe, how did they play out in the United States? Håkan Thörn, as guest editor of ‘Ord&Bild’, put these questions to Left researchers Jordan T. Camp, Margit Mayer and Don Mitchell for their global – and personal – perspectives.

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