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Title: Radykalne miasta. Ruch anarchistyczny jako ruch miejskiego protestu


Pomieciński, Adam

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Journal of Urban Ethnology 14 (2016)

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This article is an attempt to use Justin McGuirk’s concept of a “radical city”. In this article I focus my reflections on the involvement of anarchists in the issues of urban policy and the radicalization of contemporary urban movements. At the same time I propose a thesis that today’s anarchist movement ceased to be a countercultural movement and it became a political movement with clearly defined objectives and social needs. The activity of anarchists is not focused on the activities of the counter-culture such as music, art, alternative or generational rebellion (anarchism as a movement of youth and subculture). New anarchism has taken the form of a politically involved movement, and the city has become an excellent arena for it to manifest its opinions, which are gaining importance in the context of urban culture. Anarchists protesting against the logic of the “free market” actively participate in the global critique of neoliberalism, they support condominium movements and worker movements. Conclusions related in the article come from field research which I have conducted for years among Polish and European anarchists


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