Housing in the Margins offers a theoretically informed and empirically detailed exploration of unruly housing practices and their governance at the periphery of Berlin.
- An original empirical contribution to understanding housing precarity in the context of the German housing crisis
- A novel approach to theorizing the nexus of informality and the state in ways that bridge analytical divides between debates about Northern and Southern states
- An innovative account of urban development in Berlin that contributes to the limited discussions of urban informality in Euro-American cities
- A theoretical understanding of the ways in which negotiations and transgressions are embedded in the making of urban order
- A historically informed narrative of the development of allotment gardens in Berlin with a particular focus on housing practices at these sites