Recapturing Democracy: Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures

Recapturing Democracy Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures Offers a synoptic introduction to urban democracy in the era of political neoliberalism and economic globalization This book assesses substantive democracy It looks at case studies where this has occu

  • Title: Recapturing Democracy: Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures
  • Author: Mark Purcell
  • ISBN: 9780415954358
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • Offers a synoptic introduction to urban democracy in the era of political neoliberalism and economic globalization This book assesses substantive democracy It looks at case studies where this has occurred and at others that show how neoliberalism can be resisted in the name of substantive democracy.

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    1. Purcell discusses how democracy has become entwined with neoliberalism; that according to the neoliberal agenda, "democracy . . . offers freedom, and freedom is what people want . . . democracy offers political freedom, and market liberalization provides economic freedom" (p.169). This is expressed in city spaces through the conflict between the desires of the market and the rights of the citizen. Very readable, highly recommended.


    2. The first half of this book pretty much rocked my world, it was brilliant to really dig into different ideas of what true democracy could look like, all with a framework of challenging the hegemony that democracy of the liberal variety is the best we can do and we all know it requires capitalism and what it will take to create a new hegemony. It's the alternatives that cost you, and everything that follows was so helpful in understanding all things that I struggled so much with in grassroots st [...]


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