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The Globalized City: Economic Restructuring and Social Polarisation in the City


(edited with A. Rodriguez and E. Swyngedouw), Oxford University Press, Oxford. 2003.
(ISBN: 978-0199260409)

This book offers a methodology to analyse the relationship between large scale urban development projects and their impact on social polarization. The methodology is applied to case studies nine European cities. It analyzes the relation between these projects and trends such as social exclusion, the emergence of new urban elites, and the consolidation of less democratic forms of urban governance.

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