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The urban political : ambivalent spaces of late neoliberalism

Author: Theresa Enright; Ugo Rossi
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the political and economic trajectories of cities following the 2008 financial crisis. The authors claim that in this era--which they dub "late neoliberalism"--Urban spaces, institutions, subjectivities, and organizational forms are undergoing processes of radical transformation and recomposition. The volume deftly argues that the urban political horizon of late neoliberalism is ambivalent; marked  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Enright, Theresa.
Urban Political.
Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Enright; Ugo Rossi
ISBN: 9783319645346 331964534X
OCLC Number: 1011252289
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction: Locating the Political in Late Neoliberalism --
2. Presupposing Democracy: Placing Politics in the Urban --
3. Desiring the Common in the Post-crisis Metropolis: Insurgencies, Contradictions, Appropriations --
4. The Globalized City as a Locus of the Political: Logistical Urbanization, Genealogical Insights, Contemporary Aporias --
5. Where is the 'Organisation' in the Urban Political? --
6. Neoliberalizing Infrastructure and its Discontents: The Bus Rapid Transit Project in Dar es Salaam --
7. Infrastructure, 'Seeing Sanitation' and the Urban Political in an era of Late Neoliberalism --
8. The 'Cooperative' or 'Cop-out' Council? Urban Politics at a time of Austerity Localism in London --
9. The Politics of Consultation in Urban Development and its Encounters with Local Administration --
10. Precarity, Surplus, and the Urban Political: Shack Life in South Africa --
11. Voice or Noise? Spaces of Appearance and Political Subjectivity in the London Riots 2011 --
12. The Southern Urban Political in Transcalar Perspective: A View from the Squatter Movements of Belo Horizonte --
13. Counter Publics and Counter Spaces.
Responsibility: Theresa Enright, Ugo Rossi, editors.

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This book examines the political and economic trajectories of cities following the 2008 financial crisis. The authors claim that in this era-which they dub "late neoliberalism"-urban spaces,  Read more...

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