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Technocentric Neoliberalism and Okness - The Shaping of the City

Valdez Juarez, Alan-Miguel and Valdez, Ruben (2017). Technocentric Neoliberalism and Okness - The Shaping of the City. In: Chiavi, Elena; Girao, Matilde; Garrido I Arnaiz, Pablo; Moura Veiga, Francisco; Ramos Ordonez, Francisco and Valdez, Ruben eds. On Relations in Architecture. Park Books (In Press), pp. 167–169.

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A neoliberalist-oriented market adapted to specific contexts has been a feature of the western world's ideal economic policies, with a pervasive effect on all dimensions of society including (for good and for bad) the reconfiguration of urban areas. In the last 20 years economic speculation within the city space has been juxtaposed with the discourse of sustainability, efficiency and competitiveness that has culminated in the emerging vision of the smart city.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2017 Park Books
ISBN: 3-03860-037-7, 978-3-03860-037-4
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 48209
Depositing User: Alan Valdez Juarez
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2017 16:38
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 11:35
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