Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Bianchi I et al. (accepted) Urban commons’ material-assembling practices and the local state: commons-led co-production, between enhancement and co-optation. Territory, Politics and Governance. [Q1 SJR, Sociology and political science]

Bianchi I (2022)  The commonification of the public under new municipalism: commons-state institutions in Naples and Barcelona. Urban Studies doi:https://doi.org/10.1177/00420980221101460 [Q1 SJR, Urban studies] Link to postprint version

Bianchi I (2022) The autonomy of urban commons’ reproduction in relation to the local state: between material and decision-making autonomy. Partecipazione e Conflitto, 15 (2):370-389. https://doi.org/10.1285/i20356609v15i2p370 [Q2 SJR, Sociology and political science]

Bianchi I (2022) The local state’s repertoires of governance strategies for the urban commons. Nuancing current perspectives. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. https://doi.org/10.1177/23996544221108333 [Q1 SJR, Public Administration, Q1 Geography planning and development] Link to postprint version

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] Link to postprint version

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

Bianchi (2022) 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, pp. 47-61.

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 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)

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.