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Neoliberal urbanism and its contestations 1 edition

Neoliberal urbanism and its contestations
Jenny Künkel

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Neoliberal urbanism and its contestations
crossing theoretical boundaries
edited by Jenny Künkel, Margit Mayer

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire, New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This volume brings a plurality of approaches - from political economic to Foucauldian - to bear on the broad range of contestations around urban neoliberalism. The contributorsexplore the range of resistant agency and reveal the heterogeneity of intersecting power relations that movements mobilize against"--

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note:
Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
PART I: THEORETICAL DEBATES: COMPETING APPROACHES IN THE STUDY OF URBAN NEOLIBERALISM
Introduction: Neoliberal Urbanism and its Contestations - Crossing Theoretical Boundaries; M.Mayer & J.Künkel
Towards Deep Neoliberalization?; N.Brenner, N.Theodore & J.Peck
The Limits of Neoliberalism. Is the Concept of Neoliberalism Helpful in the Study of Urban Policy?; C.Pickvance
Grounding Social Struggles in the Age of 'Empire'; E.Bareis & M.Bojadzijev
Cultural Political Economy, Strategic Essentialism, and Neoliberalism; B.Jessop & N.Sum
PART II: EMPIRICAL CASES
Urban Development and the Creative Class in a Neoliberal Age: Two Case Studies in Toronto; U.Lehrer
City Improvement Districts and 'Territorialized Neoliberalism' in South Africa (Johannesburg, Cape Town); S.Didier, M.Morange & E.Peyroux
Neoliberalization at a Crossroads? Transcolonial Hong Kong; C.Cartier
Reassembling the Political Life of Community. Naturalizing Neoliberalism in Amman; C.Parker & P.Debruyne
Governing the Favela; S.Lanz
'These Dolls are an Attraction'. Othering and Normalizing Sex Work in a Neoliberal City; J.Künkel
Conclusion: Implications of Urban Theory for Social Movements; M.Mayer & J.Künkel
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
307.76
Library of Congress
HT110 .N46 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25101802M
ISBN 13
9780230271838
LC Control Number
2011043796

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