“Social Justice in the City: What is it? Who really wants it?” Thursday, September 16, 2010 / 7 p.m
About Peter Marcuse:
Peter Marcuse, a planner and lawyer, is Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City. His fields of research include city planning, housing, homelessness, the use of public space, the right to the city, social justice in the city, globalization, urban history, the relation between cultural activities and urban development, and most recently, solutions to the mortgage foreclosure crisis. His most recent co-edited books include Globalizing Cities: A new spatial order? (Blackwell 1999), Of States and Cities: The partioning of urban space (Oxford University Press 2002) and Searching for the Just City (Routledge 2009).
Also see short bio from Progressive Planning Magazine: