Contesting Neoliberalism: Urban Frontiers by Helga Leitner,Jamie Peck,Eric Sheppard

By Helga Leitner,Jamie Peck,Eric Sheppard

Neoliberalism's "market revolution"--realized via practices like privatization, deregulation, financial devolution, and workfare programs--has had a transformative influence on modern towns. the results of market-oriented politics for city lifestyles were extensively studied, yet much less recognition has been given to how grassroots teams, nongovernmental organisations, and innovative urban administrations are struggling with again. In case experiences written from quite a few theoretical and political views, this e-book examines how struggles round such concerns as cheap housing, public prone and area, local sustainability, dwelling wages, employees' rights, reasonable alternate, and democratic governance are reshaping city political geographies in North the United States and round the world.

Show description

Read Online or Download Contesting Neoliberalism: Urban Frontiers PDF

Best urban planning & development books

Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston and Chicago

In 1983, Boston and Chicago elected revolutionary mayors with deep roots between group activists. Taking place of work because the Reagan management used to be taking flight federal reduction from neighborhood governments, Boston's Raymond Flynn and Chicago's Harold Washington carried out significant guidelines that will out live them. greater than reforming governments, they replaced the substance of what the govt. was once attempting to do: specially, to impact a degree of redistribution of assets to the towns' negative and dealing periods and clear of hole targets of "growth" as measured by means of the buildup of skyscrapers.

Publics and the City (RGS-IBG Book Series)

Publics and the town investigates struggles over the making of city publics, contemplating how the construction, administration and law of ‘public areas’ has emerged as an issue for either city politics and concrete idea. Advances a brand new framework for contemplating the various spatialities of publicness when it comes to town Argues city’s contribution to the making of publics is going past the availability of areas for public accumulating Examines a sequence of particular case experiences appears to be like on the dating among urbanism, public spheres, and democracy

Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty (Ashgate Studies in Architecture)

Long ago 20 years fiscal bubbles inflated and architectural spending worldwide reached fever pitch. In either well-established facilities of capital accumulation and far--flung locales, audacious construction initiatives sprang up, whereas the skyscraper, heretofore customarily linked to American capitalism, appeared as though it could possibly close up and relocate to Dubai and Shanghai.

Still Renovating: A History of Canadian Social Housing Policy (Mcgill-Queen's Studies in Urban Governance)

Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was part of Canada's city good fortune tale. After years of forget and lots of demands cheap houses and strategies to homelessness, housing is once more an enormous factor. In nonetheless Renovating, Greg Suttor tells the tale of the increase and fall of Canadian social housing coverage.

Additional info for Contesting Neoliberalism: Urban Frontiers

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 9 votes