Mobile Urbanism: Cities and Policymaking in the Global Age

Mobile Urbanism: Cities and Policymaking in the Global Age

by Eugene McCann
     
 

How knowledge and power flow between places and impact cities worldwide.See more details below

Overview

How knowledge and power flow between places and impact cities worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816656288
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
04/07/2011
Series:
Globalization and Community Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Eugene McCann is associate professor of geography at Simon Fraser University. Kevin Ward is professor of human geography at the University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Allan Cochrane Introduction. Urban Assemblages: Territories, Relations, Practices, and Power, Eugene McCann and Kevin Ward
1. A Counterhegemonic Relationality of Place, Doreen Massey
2. The Spaces of Circulating Knowledge: City Strategies and Global Urban Governmentality, Jennifer Robinson
3. Creative Moments: Working Culture, Through Municipal Socialism and Neoliberal Urbanism, Jamie Peck
4. Policies in Motion and in Place: The Case of Business Improvement Districts, Kevin Ward
5. Points of Reference: Knowledge of Elsewhere in the Politics of Urban Drug Policy, Eugene McCann
6. The Urban Political Pathology of Emerging Infectious Disease in the Age of the Global City, Roger Keil and S. Harris Ali
7. Airports, Territoriality, and Urban Governance, Donald McNeill Conclusion. Cities Assembled: Space, Neoliberalization, (re)Territorialization, and Comparison, Kevin Ward and Eugene McCann Acknowledgments Contributors Index

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