Ben Campkin reviews ‘City, Street and Citizen’ in LSE Review of Books

16 November 2012

“Hall’s project is to de-centre wider debates about multiculturalism while simultaneously re-centring Walworth Road – and by implication other urban margins – as important sites of enquiry. In so doing she draws on the heritage of cultural studies – Raymond Williams – in privileging the ordinary,” writes Ben Campkin, Director of UCL’s Urban Laboratory Director, in this latest review of Suzi Hall’s book City, Street and Citizen: The measure of the ordinary for the LSE Review of Books. He summarises: “Hall’s book embodies a creative intersection between architecture and ethnography at its heart.” Read the full review.