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Interlocality Competition as a State Project: Urban Locational Policy and the Rescaling of State Space

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the rescaled, growth-oriented, and competitiveness-driven forms of state spatial policy and urban governance that began to crystallize as of the late 1970s, in conjunction ... More


New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Neil Brenner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book develops a new interpretation of the transformation of statehood under contemporary globalizing capitalism. Whereas most analysts of the emergent, post-Westphalian world order have focused ... More


Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Phil Hadfield

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In Britain today, if you are in the business of fighting crime, then you have to be in the business of dealing with alcohol. ‘Binge drinking’ culture is intrinsic to urban leisure and has come to ... More


Building Sustainable Historic Centres: A Comparative Approach for Innovative Urban Projects

Adriana Rabinovich and Andrea Catenazzi

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Since the 1980s, the promotion of heritage values has gradually become a relevant issue for urban planning. The need to turn the historic centres into areas of development for the market, through ... More


Urban Geopolitics, Neoliberalism, and the Governance of Security

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter provides a background to the social forces and sets of relationships that outlines the contemporary urban governance in Cape Town. It talks about brutal gang wars linked to ... More


The State Spatial Process under Capitalism: A Framework for Analysis

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter elaborates the theoretical foundations for the analysis of state rescaling and urban governance restructuring that will be developed in subsequent chapters. It introduces some initial ... More


Sharing Politics: The City as Public Realm

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 3 explores political and cultural dimensions of the sharing city. It discusses the centrality of urban spaces to political and protest movements such as the Arab Spring and Occupy; and how ... More


Bogota: Building and Branding a Global City

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter shows that Bogota’s first participatory project in response to urban violence emerged out of the surprise electoral victory of Antanas Mockus to the mayor’s office. ... More


Apartheid, Democracy, and the Urban Future

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter summarizes the study of urban governance in Cape Town, which emphasizes new mechanisms of social control under conditions of neoliberal democracy and unequal development. It provides a ... More


Building partnerships in Spanish and Italian regeneration processes

Iván Tosics, Stephen Hall, Silvia Mugnano, Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, and Teresa Tapada-Berteli

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates the role of partnership in housing-regeneration initiatives, focusing on four housing estates in Spain and Italy. It examines the theoretical issues related to governance, ... More


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