publication . Article . 2014

Global city aspirations, graduated citizenship and public housing: analysing the consumer citizenships of neoliberalism

Dallas Rogers; Michael Darcy;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Urban (issn: 2165-0020, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Abstract
Global city discourses rearticulate the relationships between the state, urban space and the global economy. At the local level, global city reconfigurations stamp the mark of a global economic order onto local citizenship practices. Public housing is a legacy of specific national (welfare) states where citizenship rights arose from territorially bound constitutional discourses, and is incompatible in its current form with the consumer-based rights and responsibilities of a global economic order. At the same time, property markets in high-value areas of cities like Sydney, Australia, see not only increasing presence of international investment but fundamental ch...
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free text keywords: global city, public housing, citizenship, neoliberalism, property rights, democracy, participation, right to the city, Geography (General), G1-922, City planning, HT165.5-169.9, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Right to housing, Political science, Economic growth, Political economy, Corporate governance
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