Recommended Reading

Allen, Will, The Good Food Revolution (New York, NY: Gotham/The Penguin Press, 2012).

Aureli, Pier Vittorio, The Project of Autonomy, Politics and Architecture Within and Against Capitalism (New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008).

BAVO, Urban Politics Now: Reimagining Democracy in the Neoliberal City (reflect no. 6) (Rotterdam: NAi, 2007).

Bell, Bryan & Wakeford, Katie, eds. Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism (New York: Metropolis Books/Distributed Art Publishers, 2008).

Bishop, Claire, Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2012).

Bloom, Brett and Ava Bromberg, eds., Making their own plans (Chicago, IL: Whitewalls, 2005).

Boumanm, Ole & Feireiss, Lukas, eds., TESTIFY: The Consequences of Architecture, (Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2011).

Bourriaud, Nicolas (trans. S. Pleasance & F. Woods), Relational Aesthetics, (Dijon: Le pressses du reel, 2002).

Busch, Akiko, The Incidental Steward: Reflections on Citizen Science (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).

Carlsson, Chris, Nowtopia (Oakland: AK Press, 2008).

Cary, John, The Power of Pro Bono (New York: Metropolis Books, 2010).

Castells, Manuel, Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age (Malden, MA: Polity, 2012).

Chase, John, Margaret Crawford & John Kalisi, eds. Everyday Urbanism Expanded (New York: Monacelli, 2008).

Debord, Guy (trans. Ken Knabb), Society of the Spectacle (Cambridge: Rebel Press/Zone Books/MIT, 1995).

Dunham-Jones, Ellen and June Williamson, Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011).

Ellin, Nan, Good Urbanism: Six Steps to Creating Prosperous Places (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2012).

Fainstein, Susan, The Just City (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press).

Feher, Michel, Gaelle Krikorian &Yates McKee, eds. Nongovernmental Politics (Cambridge: Zone/MIT, 2007).

Fleming, Steven, Cycle Space: Architecture and Urban Design in the Age of the Bicycle (Rotterdam, The Netherlands: NAi, April 2013).

Florida, Richard, Rise of the Creative Class (New York, NY: White Cube, 2002).

Florida, Richard, The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It’s Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life (New York: Basic Books, 2002).

Francheschini, Amy, Farm Together Now (San Francisco: Chronicle, 2010).

Friesinger, Gunther, Johannes Grenzfurthner & Thomas Ballhausen, eds, Urban Hacking: Cultural Jamming Strategies in the Risky Spaces of Modernity (Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2010).

Gates, Theaster, monograph, Theaster Gates: My Labor Is My Protest (London, UK: White Cube, June 2013).

Gehl, Jan, Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space (Copenhagen and Washington, DC: Arkitektens Forlag/ Island Press, 1971).

Groys, Boris, Art Power (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2008).

Helguera, Pablo, Education for Socially Engaged Art (New York, NY: Jorge Pinto Books Inc, 2011).

Haeg, Fritz, Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn (revised ed.) (New York: Metropolis books, 2010).

Harvey, David, Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution (London and New York: Verso, 2012).

Harvey, David, Social Justice and the City (revised ed.) (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009).

Harvey, David, Spaces of Global Capitalism: A Theory of Uneven Geographical Development (London and New York: Verso, 2006).

Jereminko, Natalie, et al, Civic Action (New York: Socrates Sculpture Park, 2012).

Kaplan, Rachel and Ruby Blume, Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living, (New York, NY: Skyhorse, 2011).

Klanten, Robert, Urban Interventions: Personal Projects in Public Places (Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag, 2010).

Klanten, Robert, Sven Ehmann, Sofia Borges & Lukas Feireiss, eds. Going Public: Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions (Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag, 2012).

Kellogg, Scott and Stacy Pettigrew, Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A do-it-Ourselves Guide (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2008).

Kwon, Miwon, One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity (Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2002).

Ladner, Peter, The Urban Food Revolution (Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2011).

Larsen, Lars Bang, Cristina Ricupero, & Micolaus Schafhausen, eds. The Populism Catalogue, (Berlin: Lukas and Sternberg Press, 2005).

Lefebvre, Henri (Bononno, trans.), The Urban Revolution (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003).

Lefebvre, Henri (Brenner & Elden eds.), State Space World (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009).

Legge, Kylie, Doing It Differently (Paddington: Place Partners, 2012).

Lepik, Andres, Small Scale, Big Change (New York: Museum of Modern Art Press, 2010).

Mandel, Lauren, Eat Up, The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture (Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers, 2013).

Mikoleit, Anne & Purckhauer, Moritz, Urban Code (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011).

Mitchell, Don, The Right to the City: Social Justice and the Fight for Public Space (New York: The Guilford Press, 2003).

Modern Farmer magazine(Hudson: Modern Farmer Media, 2013).

Moore, Mandy & Prain, Leanne, Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti. (Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2009).

Park, Burgess and McKenzie, The City: Suggestions for Investigation of Human Behavior in the Urban Environment (Chicago, IL: Univ. of Chicago, 1925).

Paquot, Masson-Zanussi, Stathopoulos, eds., Alter-Architectures Manifesto (Paris, France: Eterotopia/infolio, 2012).

Per, Aurora Fernandez, A+t 38 Strategy And Tactics In Public Space (Vitoria-Gasteiz: a+t Architecture Publishers, 2012).

Per, Aurora Fernandez The Public Chance: New Urban Landscapes (Vitoria-Gasteiz: a+t architecture publishers, 2008).

Reynolds, Richard, On Guerrilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening without Boundaries (London, UK: Bloomsbury, 2009).

Rich, Sarah, Urban Farms (New York, NY: Abrams, 2012).

Rodgers, Kelly & Roy, Kelley, Cartopia: Portland’s Food Cart Revolution (Portland: Roy Rodgers, 2010).

Sanderson, Erik W., Mannahatta (New York, NY: Abrams, 2013).

Scalin, Noah, The Design Activist’s Handbook: How to Change the World (Or at Least Your Part of It) with Socially Conscious Design (Blue Ash, Ohio: How Books, 2012).

Schwarz, Terry and Karen Lewis, eds., Diagrammatically (Urban Infill) (Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, 2012).

Schwarz, Terry (Editor, Author), Steve Rugare, Pop-Up City (Urban Infill, volume 2) (Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, 2009).

Sorkin, Michael, All Over the Map (Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2013).

Simmons, Christopher, Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes (Blue Ash: How Books, 2011).

Smith, Cynthia, Design with the Other 90%: CITIES (New York: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 2011).

Smith, Neil, Uneven Development: Nature, Capital, and the Production of Space (Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1984/2008).

Sutton, Sharon and Susan Kemp, The Paradox of Urban Space: Inequality and Transformation in Marginalized Communities (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Swyngedouw, Erik, Civic City Cahier 5: Designing the Post-Political City and the Insurgent Polis (Civic City Cahiers) (London, UK: Bedford Press London, 2013)

TARP/various, Insidious Urbanism (Brooklyn, NY: Pratt Inst.).

Taylor, Gessen, N+1, eds., Occupy! Scenes from Occupied America (Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2011).

Thompson, Nato, Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991–2001 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012).

Tracey, David, Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto (Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers, 2007).

Whyte, William H., The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces (New York, NY: PPS, 1980).

Wiland, Harry & Bell, Dale, Edens Lost and Found: How Ordinary Citizens are Restoring Our Great Cities (White River Junction: Chelsea Green, 2006).

Wilson, William Julius, The Truly Disadvantaged (Chicago, IL: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1987).

Writers for the 99%, Bauer, Baumgarthuber, Bickman, Breecher, et al., Occupy Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America, (Chicago, IL: Haymarket, 2003).