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By Felix Ringel

How does an city group come to phrases with the lack of its destiny? the previous socialist version urban of Hoyerswerda is an severe case of a declining postindustrial urban. outfitted to serve the GDR coal undefined, it misplaced over part its inhabitants to outmigration after German reunification and the coal situation, resulting in the large-scale deconstruction of its cityscape. This booklet tells the tale of its population, now compelled to reassess their futures. development on contemporary theoretical paintings, it advances a brand new anthropological method of time, permitting us to enquire the postindustrial period and the futures it has supposedly lost.

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