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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


When It First Came Together in Los Angeles (1965–1992)

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A look at some of the dramatic changes that have taken place in Los Angeles since 1965, this chapter begins with a vigorous defense against eastern biases rooted in the concept of postindustrialism. ... More


Openings: The Urban Question as a Scale Question?

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/9780190627188.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

For over a century, the urban question has generated intense debate on matters of conceptualization, method, and interpretation. Since the 1990s, in the context of debates on post-Fordism, ... More


Restructuring, Rescaling, and the Urban Question

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/9780190627188.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

Since the 1990s, the scalar dimensions of global urban restructuring have been reflexively explored within several major streams of critical urban studies. Against the background of earlier rounds of ... More


My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Edward W. Soja

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Like Carey McWilliams, Reyner Banham, and Mike Davis, Ed Soja fights against the distorted imagery so adhesively attached to Los Angeles, and he uses Los Angeles to rekindle our urban imagination ... 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


The Stakes and Approach

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 1 describes the intellectual stakes and analytical approach of the project. With respect to the stakes, it relates the story at hand to three broader topics in urban and political sociology, ... More


Social mix and social perspectives in post-war housing estates

Rogar Andersson and Sako Musterd

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/9781861347756.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the issue of social mix in post-war housing estates in Europe. It explains that social mix is a crucial concept in present-day urban-restructuring policies and that a socially ... More


Landscapes of Accumulation: Real Estate and the Neoliberal Imagination in Contemporary India

Llerena Guiu Searle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226384900
eISBN:
9780226385235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385235.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Mushrooming in size and bristling with new construction, Indian cities are being remade to suit a new post-liberalization society of computer engineers, working women, and savvy consumers. Now, ... More


Cities Apart: Toronto and Philadelphia after World War II

in Staying Italian: Urban Change and Ethnic Life in Postwar Toronto and Philadelphia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770741
eISBN:
9780226770765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770765.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the second half of the twentieth century, Toronto and Philadelphia charted opposite paths which set contrasting stages for Italian ethnic experience. The two cities reflected the unevenness of ... More


Church Planting I: A New Work

James S. Bielo

in Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines church planting as an aspect of Emerging Evangelicalism, with particular emphasis on how Emerging Evangelicals have made church planting a craft to be mastered and how being a ... More


The Petrified City Antiquity and Modernity in Melville's New York, 1835–1865

in Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819-1919

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226946634
eISBN:
9780226946658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226946658.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Herman Melville's eponymous 1853 short story Bartleby the Scrivener, set in the rising metropolis of New York, includes brief allusions to the ruined cities of the Mediterranean. In the middle years ... More


Interspersion

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 3 brings historical and spatial data to bear on the formation of interspersion, a pattern of segregation characterized by the general proximity of slums and enclaves. The chapter documents ... More


Conclusion

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This section concludes the book by revisiting the three topics taken up in the Introduction. (1) Urban restructuring. At issue is not the extent of inequality but its spatial organization in the form ... More


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