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In Habitability and Design:Radical Interdependence and the Remaking of Cities, Escobarexpandson his remarks at the 2018 GeoForum lecture at the AAG (Escobar2018a, 2018b). He contends that cities are governed by a Western, patriarchal, logic thatdisconnects them from the Earth and makes them unconducive to life. In order to makecities habitableagain, he notes, we must redesign them along the lines of communities whose political ontologies are groundedin their relationship with the Earthas a living system.
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Asher, Kiran, "The risky streets of ontologically redesigned cities: Some comments on Arturo Escobar's rurbanization research program" (2019). Geoforum. 14.