What kind of commons are the urban commons?

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  • 1 University of Barcelona narotzky@ub.edu

Optimism of the will permeates this article, which builds on Lefebvre’s idea of The Right to the City ([1968] 2009) and its more recent revival by Harvey, specially in his last work where, after a period of scepticism regarding recent urban social movements as potentially politically transformative, he seems to vindicate their potential as part of a class understanding of these movements (2012).

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Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology