Dimitrios Roussopoulos

The Rise of Cities

The Rise of Cities

This collection of essays analyzes of how cities coalesce, develop, and thrive, and how they can be remade to better serve their citizens. The Rise of Cities provides a rigorous and accessible introduction to the key questions of 21st century urbanism.

Political Ecology: System Change Not Climate Change

 Political Ecology: System Change Not Climate Change

In this new and greatly expanded edition of his 1991 classic, Dimitrios Roussopoulos delves into the history of environmentalism to explain the failure of the State management of the ecological crisis. He summarizes the various responses of civil society and explores the prospects of channeling environmentalist aspirations into political alternatives, emphasizing the ideas of social ecology and the central role of democratic neighborhoods and cities in developing alternatives.