Cities and the Geographies of “Actually Existing Neoliberalism”

@article{Brenner2002CitiesAT,
  title={Cities and the Geographies of “Actually Existing Neoliberalism”},
  author={N. Brenner and N. Theodore},
  journal={Antipode},
  year={2002},
  volume={34},
  pages={349-379}
}
This essay elaborates a critical geographical perspective on neoliberalism that emphasizes (a) the path–dependent character of neoliberal reform projects and (b) the strategic role of cities in the contemporary remaking of political–economic space. We begin by presenting the methodological foundations for an approach to the geographies of what we term “actually existing neoliberalism.” In contrast to neoliberal ideology, in which market forces are assumed to operate according to immutable laws… Expand
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