Contesting neoliberalism: urban frontiers
Neoliberalism's "market revolution"--realized through practices like privatization, deregulation, fiscal devolution, and workfare programs--has had a transformative effect on contemporary cities. The consequences of market-oriented politics for urban life have been widely studied, but less attention has been given to how grassroots groups, nongovernmental organizations, and progressive city administrations are fighting back. In case studies written from a variety of theoretical and political perspectives, this book examines how struggles around such issues as affordable housing, public services and space, neighborhood sustainability, living wages, workers' rights, fair trade, and democratic governance are reshaping urban political geographies in North America and around the world.
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Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe
Neil Brenner,Nikolas Theodore
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Conceptualizing Neoliberalism Thinking Thatcherism
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