Urbicide, neo-colonial subjugation and the Gaza Strip

The article mobilizes the concept of urbicide to read the May 2021 Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip. It argues that the case of Gaza, presents a neo-colonial articulation of urbicide as a temporally unbounded strategy of disabling through repeated spatial maiming. Spatial ruination by waged war is not the main and sufficient means of this articulation of urbicide; rather, siege and denied rehabilitation are its pivotal components.

Chiodelli F. (2021). Urbicide, neo-colonial subjugation and the Gaza Strip. Political Geography [online first] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2021.102534

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