"What is at stake, then, is the practice of genuine democracy, of a return to the polis, the public space for the encounter and negotiation of disagreement, where those who have no place and are not counted or named, can acquire or, better still, appropriate voice."
Erik Swyngedouw, from "The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: In Search of a Democratic Politics of Environmental Production," in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 2009
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