Essays about: "Neoliberal Urbanism"

Found 4 essays containing the words Neoliberal Urbanism.

  1. 1. “What is the alternative? Not trying to mix? Nah.” A case study on housing and social mix policies within physical planning in Malmö, Sweden

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

    Author : Astrid Bachs; [2019]
    Keywords : Social mix; housing mix; physical planning; neoliberal urbanism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Residential segregation is seen as a growing problem within many urban areas today. Segregation is assumed to hamper social integration and the life-chances of disadvantaged as well as creating instability in society. One policy measure to deal with residential segregation is to increase the variation in the housing structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fractured Space: Race, Power, and the Policy Narrative of Segregation in Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för fysisk planering

    Author : Timothy Anderson; [2015]
    Keywords : segregation; race; housing;

    Abstract : Urban segregation and spatial expressions of inequality are increasingly pressing issues for European planners and public authorities. Within Stockholm, Sweden, these concerns have become inescapable, and the city’s social divisions and ‘immigrant issues’ have triggered fierce public debate throughout the country. READ MORE

  4. 4. Belong Anywhere, Commodify Everywhere. : A critical look into the state of private short-term rentals in Stockholm, Sweden.

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : James Thoem; [2015]
    Keywords : Short-term Rentals; Airbnb; Stockholm; Urban Policy; Gentrification;

    Abstract : Under the banner of the ‘sharing economy’, private short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb have witnessed tremendous success, facilitating millions of overnight stays in everyday homes. And while the issue has garnered considerable attention from both popular media and policy makers in cities such as New York, Amsterdam, London and Berlin, little attention has been paid to the topic in Stockholm, Sweden as well as academic literature. READ MORE