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Governance Innovation and the Citizen: The Janus Face of Governance-beyond-the-State
This paper focuses on the fifth dimension of social innovation-i.e. political governance. Although largely neglected in the mainstream 'innovation' literature, innovative governance arrangements areExpand
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The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: In Search of a Democratic Politics of Environmental Production
In recent years, urban research has become increasingly concerned with the social, political and economic implications of the techno-political and socio-scientific consensus that the presentExpand
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Apocalypse Forever?
This article interrogates the relationship between two apparently disjointed themes: the consensual presentation and mainstreaming of the global problem of climate change on the one hand and theExpand
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Neoliberal Urbanization in Europe: Large–Scale Urban Development Projects and the New Urban Policy
This paper summarizes the theoretical insights drawn from a study of thirteen large–scale urban development projects (UDPs) in twelve European Union countries. The project focused on the way in whichExpand
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Globalisation or ‘glocalisation’? Networks, territories and rescaling
This paper argues that the alleged process of globalisation should be recast as a process of ‘glocalisation’. ‘Glocalisation’ refers to the twin process whereby, firstly, institutional/regulatoryExpand
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Towards Alternative Model(s) of Local Innovation
This paper introduces a Special Topic on social innovation in the governance of urban communities. It also seeks to widen the debate on the meaning of social innovation both in social science theoryExpand
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In the Nature of Cities: Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism
Forward David Harvey Part 1 The Production of Urban Natures and Urban Political Ecology 1. Introduction Erik Swyngedouw, Nik Heynen and Maria Kaika 2. Sylvan City: The social production of urbanExpand
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The Political Economy and Political Ecology of the Hydro-Social Cycle
Geographers have been engaged in research into access to safe drinking water for years. In fact, Abel Wolman helped chlorinate the world’s water. Over the past few years and in the wake of theExpand
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Impossible Sustainability and the Post-political Condition
A great variety of examples of calamities and disasters all testify to the blurring of boundaries between the human and the artificial, the technological and the natural, the non-human and theExpand
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