Home Truths about Care-less Competitiveness

  title={Home Truths about Care-less Competitiveness},
  author={Helen Jarvis},
The literature on city-regionalism can be criticized for neglecting the mundane ways that cities and regions are socially reproduced (and contested) through processes of household decision-making and routine coordination. Moreover, dominant debates on macro-scale governance and economic competitiveness rarely question the way strategic city-regional partnerships equate notions of 'liveability' with marketability. However 'smart', these initiatives persistently fetishize growth, allowing little… CONTINUE READING
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