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Cities and inequalities in a global and neoliberal world

Author: Faranak Miraftab; David Wilson; Ken Salo
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
Series: Routledge studies in urbanism and the city.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities continue to be key sites for the production and contestation of inequalities generated by an ongoing but troubled neoliberal project. Neoliberalism's onslaught across the globe now shapes diverse inequalities -- poverty, segregation, racism, social exclusion, homelessness -- as city inhabitants feel the brunt of privatization, state re-organization, and punishing social policy. This book examines the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miraftab, Faranak.
Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal World.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Faranak Miraftab; David Wilson; Ken Salo
ISBN: 9781134521036 1134521030 9781315887593 1315887592 9781134521173 1134521170 9781134521104 1134521103
OCLC Number: 908103392
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. Urban inequalities across the world --
pt. 2. Resistances and insurgencies : thoughts and possibilities.
Series Title: Routledge studies in urbanism and the city.
Responsibility: edited by Faranak Miraftab, David Wilson and Ken E. Salo.

Abstract:

Cities continue to be key sites for the production and contestation of inequalities generated by an ongoing but troubled neoliberal project. Neoliberalism's onslaught across the globe now shapes diverse inequalities -- poverty, segregation, racism, social exclusion, homelessness -- as city inhabitants feel the brunt of privatization, state re-organization, and punishing social policy. This book examines the relationship between persistent neoliberalism and the production and contestation of inequalities in cities across the world. Case studies of current city realities reveal a richly place-s.

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