Interrogating the city: Comparing locally distinct crisis discourses

@article{Barbehn2017InterrogatingTC,
  title={Interrogating the city: Comparing locally distinct crisis discourses},
  author={Marlon Barbeh{\"o}n and S. M{\"u}nch},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={54},
  pages={2072 - 2086}
}
There is a long tradition of debate about the crisis of cities or the crisis of local government in public, political and scholarly circles. The diagnosis of ‘the urban crisis’ often implies a homogeneous phenomenon with each city facing similar and unambiguous problems. However, we know little about local practices in constructing a city’s crisis. Taking discourse analysis as a starting point, we propose an interpretive and comparative framework that investigates how ‘the urban crisis’ and… Expand
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