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Spaces of neoliberalism : urban restructuring in North America and Western Europe

Author: Neil Brenner; Nikolas Theodore
Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume analyzes the role of neoliberalism in contemporary processes of urban restructuring. Drawing upon cutting-edge theoretical work within radical geography, critical urban studies, neo-marxism state theory and critical social theory.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Brenner; Nikolas Theodore
ISBN: 1405101059 9781405101059
OCLC Number: 51316692
Notes: The contributions to this volume were initially presented at a small conference on Neoliberalism and the city, sponsored by the Center for Urban Economic Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, September 2001.
Originally published as a special issue of Antipode, 2002.
Description: xi, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: From the "new localism" to the spaces of neoliberalism --
The urbanization of neoliberalism: theoretical debates. Cities and the geographies of "actually existing neoliberalism" --
Neoliberalizing space --
Neoliberalism and socialisation in the contemporary city: opposites, complements and instabilities --
New globalism, new urbanism: gentrification as global urban strategy --
Cities and state restructuring: pathways and contradictions. Liberalism, neoliberalism, and urban governance: a state-theoretical perspective --
Excavating the logic of British urban policy: neoliberalism as the "crisis of crisis-management" --
"The city is dead, long live the Net": harnessing European interurban networks for a neoliberal agenda --
Extracting value from the city: neoliberalism and urban redevelopment --
New geographies of power, exclusion and injustice. Neoliberal urbanization in Europe: large-scale urban development projects and the new urban policy --
"Common-sense" neoliberalism: progressive conservative urbanism in Toronto, Canada --
From urban entrepreneurialism to a "revanchist city"? On the spatial injustices of Glasgow's renaissance.
Other Titles: Antipode.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Brenner and Nik Theodore.

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