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New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Neil Brenner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

The urban condition is today being radically transformed. Urban restructuring is accelerating, new urban spaces are being consolidated, and new forms of urbanization are crystallizing. How can these ... More


Cairo as Regional/Global Economic Capital?

Leïla Vignal and Eric Denis

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the radical transformation of economic and social metropolitan topographies in Cairo that have recently led to the inversion of polarities and values. Most importantly, the ... More


The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Andrea Muehlebach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in this book, it is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist transformation. Set ... More


Conclusion

in Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers three dominant social imaginaries that have taken hold in the contemporary setting. One is built around a particular fantasy of recognition, in which the bases of legitimacy of ... More


Introduction: The Real Estate Turn in Asia’s Urban Politics

Gavin Shatkin

in Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter defines ‘urban real estate megaprojects’ as large, integrated, master planned, and commercially driven real estate developments that seek to fundamentally transform the urban fabric. It ... More


Taking the Struggle beyond the Workplace

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 4 suggests that workers in many recent campaigns aim to take the struggle beyond the workplace, to influence State policies and involve the public, to underline the connection between ... More


Comparing the Incomparable: Toward a Theory of Crisis Cities

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter introduces the theoretical frameworks of crisis cities and crisis-driven urbanization that will be deployed throughout the book to understand and explain analogous and divergent ... More


Conclusion: Lessons in the Wake of Crisis

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

The concluding chapter of the book highlights the authors’ empirical findings, connects them with recent scholarly debates on post-disaster redevelopment, crisis, and neoliberalism, and sums up the ... More


The Salience of Chiefs in Postapartheid South Africa: Reflections on the Nhlapo Commission

Mbongiseni Buthelezi and Dineo Skosana

John L. Comaroff and Jean Comaroff (eds)

in The Politics of Custom: Chiefship, Capital, and the State in Contemporary Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226510767
eISBN:
9780226511092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226511092.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In chapter four, Buthelezi and Skosana suggest that neoliberalization has masked critical continuities in the manner in which African states have dealt with chiefship and customary law, giving ... More


The Sound Before the Fury: Attica, Racialized State Violence, and the Neoliberal Turn

Jordan T. Camp

in Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the struggle over the meaning of the 1971 Attica prison uprising, arguing that the racist representation of the rebellion informed the depiction of New York City as synonymous ... More


Racial Capitalism and Settler Colonialism

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins with an introduction to the paradox that the book examines: despite divergent trajectories of political change, South Africa and Palestine/Israel have experienced surprisingly ... More


South Africa and Palestine/Israel: Histories and Transitions

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the histories of settler colonialism and racial capitalism in South Africa and Palestine/Israel. Despite historical differences, South Africa and Israel governed similar social ... More


Bethlehem: Neoliberal Colonization

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the articulation of colonization and neoliberalization in the West Bank with a focus on the Bethlehem region. After a brief social history of Bethlehem, the chapter traces the ... More


Introduction

Amy Starecheski

in Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter opens with an autobiographical introduction to the author’s experiences squatting at Casa del Sol in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx. The connections between squatting, ... More


Colonial Pasts and Fair Trade Futures: Changing Modes of Production and Regulation on Darjeeling Tea Plantations

Sarah Besky

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the distribution of fair trade benefits and changing modes of production and regulation on Darjeeling tea plantations in India. Using regulation theory, it considers how ... More


Facial Recognition Technology from the Lab to the Marketplace

Kelly A. Gates

in Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732090
eISBN:
9780814733035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732090.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how automated facial recognition and related technologies were envisioned and designed to serve a set of institutional priorities during the period of political-economic ... More


South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This work is a well-researched study of the last few decades of the networks in the Global Justice Movement (GJM) and World Social Forums. It offers a more novel perspective on the traditions of ... More


Cities and the Political Geographies of the “New” Economy

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter develops a scalar reinterpretation of contemporary political strategies to promote urban regeneration through the clustering of so-called new economy industries specialized in the ... More


Competitive City-Regionalism and the Politics of Scale

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a critical perspective on the “new regionalism” debate that has swept through important streams of urban studies since the 1980s. A scalar analytics is mobilized to question ... More


Emergence: Peasants, Politics, and Patrons: Rural Social Movements in Formosa (1970s–2000s)

Pablo Lapegna

in Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 zooms in on the province of Formosa, in the north of Argentina, to reconstruct the history of peasant organizations (particularly the Peasant Leagues), the local impacts of ... More


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