Real Estate Law

Geographies of Law, Colonialism and Capitalism

Event Date: 
04/21/15 to 04/25/15
Location name: 
Chicago, Illinois

The relation between capitalism and colonialism has long been of interest to critical and radical geographers.  Although classic texts often presented the relationship between colonialism and capitalism in terms of a transition from the former to the later, today, radical scholarship emphasizes both the capitalist nature of formal colonialism, as well as the ways in which contemporary dynamics of capitalist accumulation are often predicated upon and/or intertwined with relations of coloniality.