Identity, Justice and Resistance in the Neoliberal City

This book details the current neoliberal restructuring of cities and its impact on the rise and spread of resistance and uprisings in different cities throughout the world. Through close ethnographic study the authors  illuminate the strategies adopted for everyday life that have evolved in response...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Erdi, Gülçin (Editor), Şentürk, Yıldırım (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction; Gülçin Erdi & Yıldırım Şentürk
  • Chapter 1: Facing Commodification: Subaltern Tactics In A Working-Class Tokyo Neighbourhood; Nicolas Pinet
  • Chapter 2: Coping With The Threat Of Evictions: Commercialisation Of Slum Development And Local Power Play In Ahmedabad, India; Yutaka Sato
  • Chapter 3: Refounded Neighbourhoods And Spatial Justice: The Inhabitants’ Attitudes Towards Urban Segregation; Bruno Cousin
  • Chapter 4: Urban Rent Speculation, Uncertainty And Unknowns As Strategy And Resistance In Istanbul's Housing Market; Ebru Soytemel
  • Chapter 5: Challenging Neoliberal Nationalism In Urban Space: Transgressive Practices And Spaces In Skopje; Ophélie Véron
  • Chapter 6: Neighbourhood Resistance And Gecekondu Women In Ankara; Gülçin Erdi
  • Chapter 7: Turkish/Kurdish Women’s Migrant Steps In London: Public Walks, Personal Returns; Göze Saner & Saniye Dedeoğlu
  • Chapter 8: Homeless Survival And Resistance In The Neoliberal City; Chantal Butchinsky
  • Chapter9: Managing The Problems Of The Cities: Doing Business While Governing Istanbul; Yıldırım Şentürk
  •  Chapter 10: Urban Resilience And Resistance In The Neoliberal City: The Cases Of Comunidade Coliseu (São Paulo, Brazil) And Es.Col.A, Fontinha (Porto, Portugal) ; Dan Rodrigues Levy & Cláudia Barbosa Rodrigues
  • Index