Spaces Of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring In North America And Western Europe

Spaces Of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring In North America And Western Europe

Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe

This is the first volume to analyse systematically the role of neoliberalism in contemporary processes of urban restructuring.


  • Includes contributions from leading scholars in the fields of critical urban studies, radical geography and state theory.
  • Analyses the role of neoliberalism in contemporary processes of urban restructuring.
  • Synthesises a variety of new theoretical approaches to key issues in contemporary urban studies.
  • Incorporates new case study material of ongoing urban transformations in the USA, Canada, the UK and other Western European countries.

Review
"...a fantastic, empirically rich and theoretically innovative, exploration of the macropolitical realignment and ongoing spatial restructuring that have taken place since the 1970s. This is cutting-edge urban research: not only students of contemporary cities and their institutional geographies, but municipal policy makers as well as activists concerned with reshaping cities towards more democratic and socially just ends will find this collection indispensable." Margit Mayer, Freie Universität, Berlin

"This thoughtful and thought-provoking book examines the dynamics and consequences of neoliberal policies in the unstable geography of contemporary cities. The book...

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