Contesting Neoliberalism: Urban Frontiers by Helga Leitner,Jamie Peck,Eric Sheppard

By Helga Leitner,Jamie Peck,Eric Sheppard

Neoliberalism's "market revolution"--realized via practices like privatization, deregulation, monetary devolution, and workfare programs--has had a transformative influence on modern towns. the results of market-oriented politics for city existence were largely studied, yet much less awareness has been given to how grassroots teams, nongovernmental organisations, and revolutionary urban administrations are battling again. In case reports written from various theoretical and political views, this ebook examines how struggles round such matters as reasonable housing, public companies and house, local sustainability, dwelling wages, staff' rights, reasonable exchange, and democratic governance are reshaping city political geographies in North the US and round the world.

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