Neighborhood revitalization through `collaboration': Assessing the implications of neoliberal urban policy at the grassroots

@article{Elwood2002NeighborhoodRT,
  title={Neighborhood revitalization through `collaboration': Assessing the implications of neoliberal urban policy at the grassroots},
  author={Sarah Elwood},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={2002},
  volume={58},
  pages={121-130}
}
  • S. Elwood
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • Political Science
  • GeoJournal
With the increasing involvement of local citizens and community organizations in carrying out urban planning and service delivery functions formerly handled by state institutions, questions have emerged about their implications for the urban political role and influence of community level actors. Some scholars identify these purportedly collaborative neighborhood revitalization initiatives as part of a neoliberal policy program of downsizing the state, while others argue that the new roles… 
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