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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


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


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


Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the programme for cities research in Great Britain. The findings indicate that the performance of different cities across the country ... 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


Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Clare Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book critically explores the urban governance of healthy lifestyles and the contemporary problematisations of the obesity, sedentarism and alcohol ‘epidemics’. To do so, it uses US and UK case ... More


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