Essays about: "Neoliberalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the word Neoliberalism.

  1. 1. Urban entrepreneurialism and the right to the city – between discourse and practice The case of Norra Sorgenfri, Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Henrik Fahlbeck; [2017]
    Keywords : public-private partnership; governance; urban development projects; neoliberalism; public space; culture; right to the city; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the discursive and practical use of the theoretical concept of the entrepreneurial city in a case study of a new city district, Norra Sorgenfri, Malmö, Sweden. A concern with the concept of the right to the city and use of Norra Sorgenfri’s public spaces is part of the examination. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Devil is in the details: A feminist inquiry into diversity initiatives within the Swedish Private Sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Muthoni Muriithi; [2016-10-10]
    Keywords : Diversity; Gender Equality; Capitalism; Neoliberalism; Postcolonial Private Sector; Racialization; Sweden;

    Abstract : Diversity and gender equality are key buzzwords within the private sector in Sweden. The aim of my thesis was to interrogate how diversity is understood within the private sector in Sweden and identify key motivations for its popularity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Meaning making in service of power at the climate change negotiations : a critical discourse analysis of the speeches held by Xi Jinping and Barack Obama at the opening ceremony of COP21

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Christoffer Söderlund; [2016]
    Keywords : climate change negotiations; ideology; critical discourse analysis; COP21; speech analysis;

    Abstract : Human induced climate change is already beginning to affect the world, and the increasing amount of research relating to climate change is showing that the effects will intensify over the coming century if nothing is done to change society. Still very little substantial change is to be seen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Implementing participatory planning in the global South : A case study of Rio de Janeiro

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Nicole Svensson Vergara; [2016]
    Keywords : Communicative planning theory Participation Global South Policy Transfer Neoliberalism;

    Abstract : Urban policies are currently shaped by contemporary processes of globalisation including a market-oriented approach to urban development.In Rio de Janeiro there is currently a high rate of urban population growth causing issues such as inequality, informal settlements and lack of access to basic services. READ MORE

  5. 5. There Goes the Neighborhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oscar Helleday Melander; [2016]
    Keywords : Education; Malmö; Housing; Neoliberalism; Neoliberalization; The Neoliberal city; Risk downloading; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay inquires into the possible relationship between market oriented reforms in Swedish housing and education policy and Malmö’s sociospatial development by posing the question has Malmö become a neoliberal city? If so, how? Asserting David Harvey and Jamie Peck’s theories, and the concepts neoliberalism, neoliberalization, and risk downloading, the text argues that the central state has, since the 1970s, gradually shifted costs and risks and surrendered steering tools to institutions at subordinate scales by means of decentralization, deregulation and commodification in a rollback/rollout dynamism.Meanwhile, Malmö materialized as an expanding industrial city during the 1960s and early 70s. READ MORE