Edgar Pieterse on Radical Incrementalism




"The existential core of urbanism is the desire for radical change to bring all the good implied in the original utopian association of the 'the city.' This radical impulse stands in contrast to the necessary prudence and constraints of incremental change, which is the only way of intervening in conditions of profound complexity and entrenched power dynamics embedded in capitalist modernities.”

Edgar Pieterse, from "City Futures," 2008

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