Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Bianchi, I (forthcoming)  The commonification of the public under new municipalism: commons-state institutions in Naples and Barcelona. Urban Studies [Q1 SJR, Urban studies]

Pera M and Bianchi I (2022). Governmentality, the Local State, and the Commons: An Analysis of Civic Management Facilities in Barcelona. Social Inclusion, 10 (1), pp. 115-125. https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v10i1.4732 [Q2 SJR, Sociology and political science]

Rossini L, Bianchi I (2020) Negotiating (re)appropriation practices amid crisis and austerity. International Planning Studies, 25 (1), pp. 100-121. https://doi.org/10.1080/13563475.2019.1701424. [Q1 SJR, Geography planning and development]

Blanco I, Salazar Y and Bianchi I (2020) Urban governance and political change under a radical left government. The case of Barcelona. Journal of Urban Affairs, 42(1), pp. 18-38. https://doi.org/10.1080/07352166.2018.1559648. [Q1 SJR, Urban Studies; Q1 SJR Sociology and political science]

Bianchi I (2018) The Post-political Meaning of the Concept of Commons: the Regulation of the Urban Commons in Bologna. Space and Polity, 22(3), pp. 287-306. https://doi.org/1010.1080/13562576.2018.1505492. [Q1 SJR, Geography planning and development; Q1 SJR Political science and international relations]

Bianchi I (2018) A Relational Approach for the Study of Urban Commons: The Case of the Escocesa Art Centre in Barcelona. Tracce Urbane. Italian Journal of Urban Studies, 4, pp.171-193. https://doi.org/10.13133/2532-6562_2.4.14356

Book chapters

Bianchi (in press) The tendency towards enclosure: an inherent and market/state-shaped dynamic of the urban commons. Insights from Barcelona. In Lijster T, Volont L, Gielen P (eds) (in press) Rise of the Common City: Cultural Commoning in Urban Conditions. Brussels: Academic and Scientific Publishers.

Bianchi I, Salazar Y, Pera M (2021). «No olvidemos nunca quiénes somos ni por qué estamos aquí». Sobre Barcelona en Comú, movimientos sociales y cambio radical. In Monge C, Bergua J, Minguijón P, Pac Salas D (eds) (2021). Tras la indignación. El 15M: miradas desde el presente. Barcelona: Gedisa, pp. 149-160

Perez C, Bianchi I, Busacca M (2021) Conflictividad asociada a la turistificación: Machu Picchu y Venecia. In Romero L, Castro H y Valera A (eds) (2021). Globalización neoliberal, extractivismos y conflictividad ambiental y territorial en américa latina y europa. Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, pp pp. 331-380

Bianchi I (2020) Urban Commons: Between Collaborative Pacts and Neoliberal Governmentality. In Borelli, G. and Busacca M. (eds) (2020). The Dark Side of Social Innovation. Milano: Mimesis International, pp 63-78

Bianchi I (2018) Dal Pla Buits al Patrimonio Cittadino di Uso e Gestione Comunitaria. In Ostanel, E. (2018) Spazi fuori dal Comune: Rigenerazione urbana e innovazione sociale. Franco Angeli: Milano, pp. 52-57

Under review

Bianchi. Variations, ambiguities and complexities in the role of the local state in the emergence and development of the urban commons. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. (Accepted pending minor revision).

Bianchi I, et al. Commons-led co-production: the everyday politics of the urban commons, between enhancement and co-optation. Territory, Politics and Governance. (Accepted pending revision).

Bianchi I. Empowering grassroots welfare initiatives in Barcelona: blending social innovation and commons theory. European Urban and Regional Studies. (Under review)

Bianchi I. The autonomy of urban commons’ reproduction from the state: reality, claims and misperceptions in Barcelona”. Partecipazione e Conflitto (Under review)

Bianchi I. The everyday politics of the urban commons: ambivalent political possibilities in the dialectical, evolving and selective urban context (accepted pending revision). Hamel and Domaradzka (eds) Handbook of Urban Social Movement. Commissioned by Edward Elgar Publishing.

Salazar Y; Bianchi I; Pera M. Urban commons perspective to transform community management: The Citizen Assets Programme in Barcelona (accepted pending revision). Bussa and Bua (eds) Reclaiming participatory governance: social movements and the reinvention of democratic innovations. Commissioned by Routledge.

In preparation

Bianchi I and Rusell B. (eds.) New Municipalism and the Policy of the Common.