Urban Political Geographies

Urban Political Geographies

A Global Perspective

Rossi, Ugo; Vanolo, Alberto

Sage Publications Ltd

11/2011

232

Mole

Inglês

9780857028846

15 a 20 dias

400

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Foreword: The Athenian Symptom by Ola Soederstroem
Foreword: The Nine Lives of Neoliberalism by Jamie Peck
Foreword: Politics Between the Lines by AbdouMaliq Simone
Introduction
Globalization and the Urban Experience
The Triad of Urban Politics
Overview of the Book's Structure
PART ONE: POLITICS AS REPRESENTATION
Urban Development and the Politics of Representation
Introduction: towards a political economy of representation
Governing the image of the city
From Fordism to post-Fordism: reinventing cities in a context of economic transition
Postmodernizing the capitalist city
Celebrating the global city
The environmentalization of the urban experience
Concluding reflections: the Eurocentrism of urban scholarship
Making Culture Work: The Rise of the Creative City
Introduction: urban development in a knowledge-based capitalism
Creative cities: economies of diversity and discursive strategies in North America
Governmentalizing the cultural city in Europe and Asia
Conclusion: culture beyond representation
PART TWO: POLITICS AS GOVERNMENT
Urban Neoliberalism: Ascent and Crisis
Introduction: the irresistible rise of neoliberalism
At the origins of neoliberalism: the urban question in the 1970s
The 'new urban politics'
The practice of urban neoliberalism
Neoliberalizing urban economic spaces
The expected unforeseen: the housing bubble and the global recession
Urban Geopolitics: Legitimate Violence, Terrorism and Militarization
Introduction: the governmentalization of the urban experience
The politics of fear
From fear to communitarian self-defence
The use of force as a threat: terrorism, urban marginality and the politics of pre-emption
Cities at war/the war against cities
Conclusions: the visible and the invisible in urban geopolitics
PART THREE: POLITICS AS CONTESTATION
Urban Justice: Struggles and Movements
Introduction: the ethical turn in democratic politics
Social justice in question: equality, recognition, domination
Rights to the city
Justice movements: limits and potentialities
Justice, globalization and the environment
Conclusion: the encounter between institutionalist and Marxist perspectives
Urban Citizenship: Insurgencies and the Politics of Presence
Introduction: the crisis of national citizenship
The promises of urban citizenship
The globalization of migration and the multiple geographies of belonging
Dissidence or normalization: the quandaries of sexual citizenship
Conclusion: the 'common place' of citizenship
Conclusion: Beyond Post-Neoliberal Melancholia
Glossary
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