Badlands of the Republic: Space, Politics and Urban Policy by Mustafa Dikec

By Mustafa Dikec

The connection among house and politics is explored via a examine of French city coverage. Drawing upon the political considered Jacques Rancière, this publication proposes a brand new schedule for analyses of city coverage, and offers the 1st complete account of French city coverage in English.

  • Essential source for contextualizing and knowing the revolts taking place within the French ‘badland’ neighbourhoods in autumn 2005
  • Challenges overarching generalizations approximately city coverage and contributes new learn information to the broader physique of city coverage literature
  • Identifies a powerful city and spatial measurement in the shift in the direction of extra nationalistic and authoritarian coverage governing French citizenship and immigration

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It is exemplary in this sense that one of the first measures the French Minister of the Interior Nicolas Sarkozy had proposed, when he took office in 2002 with a stated aim to ‘restore the republican order’, was to modify the periodicity of the publication of figures of delinquency, and to make them publicly available more frequently (Le Monde, 31 May 2002a). The police, therefore, is both a principle of distribution and an apparatus of administration, which relies on a symbolically constituted organization of social space, an organization that becomes the basis of and for governance.

Moreover, rising unemployment exacerbated the problems in these areas. An inter-ministerial committee for housing and social life, the HVS, was established in 1977 in order to address these emerging problems. First experimented in 1972–3, the HVS programme was generalized in 1977 with the selection of fifty sites for housing THE RIGHT TO THE CITY? 39 renovation. The degradation of the grands ensembles was the main concern of HVS, which sought to address their problems through physical renovation.

Although the perils of reproducing one hegemonic story of neoliberalism are recognized and the hybrid nature of neoliberalism is emphasized, little or no empirical evidence is provided. ‘Despite the familiarity of the term, defining neoliberalism is no straightforward task,’ write McCarthy and Prudham (2001: 276). This is so, they argue, partly because the term refers to a variety of principles and practices, too complex to be effectively captured by a single definition. There is also STATE’S STATEMENTS 25 concern about the homogenization of specific forms of neoliberalism under overarching definitions (Larner, 2003; Peck, 2004).

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