Editorial: Care and Critical Action

Cameron McEwan* (Editor), Nadia Bertolino (Editor), Cristina Mattiucci (Editor)

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This issue proposes care as a framework for critical action to critique capitalist modes of spatial production. We put forward perspectives on urban care, institutions of care, and care as agency, to argue that care as critical action refers to individual and collective mobilization for the radical changes society needs today. Regressive forms of individualism have undermined the social imagination and eroded civic institutions. Care for "the other," for individual and collective life, for the planet, and for the city must be brought to the forefront of our relations of thought.

This issue includes 11 papers, an afterword, and a visual essay by Patrizio Martinelli.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-7
Number of pages2
JournalLo Squaderno
Issue number65
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2023

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