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The urban political : ambivalent spaces of late neoliberalism

Author: Theresa Enright; Ugo Rossi
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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;  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Enright; Ugo Rossi
ISBN: 9783319645339 3319645331
OCLC Number: 1019491071
Description: ix, 272 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Locating the Political in Late Neoliberalism / Theresa Enright and Ugo Rossi --
Presupposing Democracy: Placing Politics in the Urban / Mark Davidson and Kurt Iveson --
Desiring the Common in the Post-crisis Metropolis: Insurgencies, Contradictions, Appropriations / Theresa Enright and Ugo Rossi --
The Globalized City as a Locus of the Political: Logistical Urbanization, Genealogical Insights, Contemporary Aporias / Niccolò Cuppini --
Where is the 'Organisation' in the Urban Political? / Crispian Fuller --
Neoliberalizing Infrastructure and Its Discontents: The Bus Rapid Transit Project in Dar es Salaam / Matteo Rizzo --
Infrastructure, 'Seeing Sanitation' and the Urban Political in an era of Late Neoliberalism / Colin McFarane and Jonathan Silver --
The 'Cooperative' or 'Cop-out' Council? Urban Politics at a Time of Austerity Localism in London / Joe Penny --
The Politics of Consultation in Urban Development and its Encounters with Local Administration / Anne Vogelpohl --
Precarity, Surplus, and the Urban Political: Shack Life in South Africa / Yousuf Al-Bulushi --
Voice or Noise? Spaces of Appearance and Political Subjectivity in the London Riots 2011 / Iris Dzudzek --
The Southern Urban Political in Transcalar Perspective: A View from the Squatter Movements of Belo Horizonte / Felipe N. C. Magalhães --
Counter Publics and Counter Spaces / Walter Nicholls and Justus Uitermark.
Responsibility: edited by Theresa Enright, Ugo Rossi.

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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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