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Ghazala Jamil

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199470655

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199470655.001.0001

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Closing Gesture

Closing Gesture

A Vision for the Ideal City

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(p.202) Closing Gesture
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Accumulation by Segregation
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Ghazala Jamil

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0008

The Ideal City is made up of the stuff of dreams. All its residents can dream of a city which they can create in their own image of happiness, and live in everyday. In the Ideal City, the worth of human life is not measured by how much an individual being can consume. In the Ideal City, the residents are aware that they do not merely consume, but they also can and do create. The Ideal City comprises of persons and collectivities who share an inalienable humanity, and not just of people marked as ‘islands’ by their ‘individuality’. In the Ideal City, differences do not need insularity and each dweller ...

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