Peter Marcuse has been involved with housing policy and globalization in recent years. He gave a keynote address at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, and co-authored Globalizing Cities: A New Spatial Order. A further volume, similarly co-edited, called Of State and Cities: On the Partitioning of Urban Space, has been recently published. Marcuse is Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, and a Member of American Institute of Certified Planners, Connecticut Bar Association, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, Housing Committee, and Community Board 9 of Manhattan.






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