Beyond City Limits: Urban Policy and Economic by John Logan, Todd Swanstrom

By John Logan, Todd Swanstrom

This ebook demanding situations the idea that there's a unmarried, worldwide technique of monetary restructuring to which towns needs to put up. The reviews during this quantity evaluate city improvement within the usa, Western Europe, and Japan, demonstrating that there's major sort in city monetary restructuring. The participants emphasize that the commercial forces reworking towns from commercial concentrations to submit business provider facilities don't exist except politics: all realms are seriously keen on the restructuring strategy. John R. Logan is Professor of Sociology on the kingdom college of recent York at Albany. Todd Swanstrom is affiliate Professor of Political technology on the country college of latest York at Albany and the writer of "The predicament of progress Politics: Cleveland, Kucinich, and the problem of city Populism (Temple)".

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This in spite of the fact that Aglietta himself (1976, 136-7) considers housing a key element in the "consumption norm" typical of Fordist regulation. The greater the distance from purely economic issues, the more oversimplified the theoretical statements of regulation theory seem to be. It is the case with consumption, where the theory of Fordism includes, as mentioned, the idea of a norm of consumption which, in spite of some references to social struggles and resulting compromises, appears mostly as a functional element for the reproduction of the regime of accumulation.

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