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How Can Public Space Be Designed to Lend Itself to the Agonistic Political Theory?

Part 2 Dissertation 2017
Jill Murray
University of Kent UK
Political theorist Chantal Mouffe declared that her ‘radical and plural conception of
democracy’ can only be realised with critical artistic practices contributing through a
variety of agonistic interventions in a diverse collection of public spaces. Following a
thorough investigation into Mouffe’s agonistic theory, and a critical analysis of the current
trends in public space design, this dissertation aims to deliberate the feasibility of
designing public space allowing agonistic public displays.

Jill Murray

Marialena Nikolopoulou
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