Books written by Nigel Thrift

Seeing Like a City

Polity | January 10, 2017 | 216 pages
Seeing like a city means recognizing that cities are living things made up of a tangle of networks, built up from the agency of countless actors. Cities must not be considered as expressions of larger paradigms or sites of human effort and organization alone. Within their density, size and sprawl... More Info

Arts of the Political

Duke University Press Books | March 22, 2013 | 253 pages
DIVIn the West, "the Left," understood as a loose conglomeration of interests centered around the goal of a fairer and more equal society, still struggles to make its voice heard and its influence felt, even amid an overwhelming global recession. In Arts of the Political: New Openings for the Left,... More Info