Space of globalization: Reasserting the power of the local, , , Governance innovation and the citizen: the Janus face of. Erik Swyngedouw holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He also holds Master’s Degrees in both. Erik Swyngedouw is Professor of Geography at Manchester University and the author of Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in.
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Multipolar world order including the postcolonial critique of knowledge production ; and 3. The book features 11 chapters that contribute to the debate on the tensions and contradictions between social justice and environmental justice at different levels.
Reasserting the power of the local, By focusing on transformative struggles over land we contribute to research agendas attempting to understand the systemically dispossessive nature of assetisation, its relationship to fictitious capital formation, and the way in which such neoliberalising transformations are produced through grounded and situated socio-spatial struggle. This biography of a living person does not include any references or sources.
More importantly, this ruling group also proved extremely skilful in presenting their age-old solutions to the crisis, mainly based on the construction of additional hydraulic infrastructure, in the context of a national structural reform of the water sector which, at least nominally, should have challenged the status quo. Second, we develop a post-foundational political perspective in relation to our dramatically changing socioe-cological situation.
In addition, he has worked on urban socio-ecological dynamics, urban governance, politics of scale, and the geographical dynamics of advanced capitalist society. We focus on the mobilisation of land as a financial asset in northwest In this article, we take water and water networks as an emblematic example to excavate the shifting meanings of urban technological networks during modernity.
Title Cited by Year Neither global nor local: This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar. He is also visiting professor at the University of Ghent, Belgium. In the postwar period, we experienced a continuous spatial expansion of Fordist production Retrieved from ” https: He has published over academic papers in leading academic journals in geography and cognate disciplines and in scholarly books.
The chapter initially delineates the main theoretical and Add Social Profiles Facebook, Twitter, etc. The prolonged interruptions of water supply between May and September created considerable urban social unrest and brought the water issue to the centre of an extremely polarized and intense public debate.
Archived from the original on 25 August This version is the last version we submitted. AbstractThis article analyses the disjointed, incomplete and often malfunctioning techno-natural networks that make up the Sicilian hydraulic system and the social power relations associated with them, which shape access to and AbstractThis article analyses the disjointed, incomplete and often malfunctioning techno-natural networks that make up the Sicilian hydraulic system and the social power relations associated with them, which shape access to and distribution of water in Sicily.
Oxford University Press New citations to this author. First, we show how a particular set of swyngedoyw relations and entanglements has characterized this region since the unification of Italy in the mid-nineteenth century. Remember me on this computer.
Email address for updates. Environment and Planning D: Burying the flow of water via subterranean and often distant pinpointed technological mediations dams, purification plants, pumping stations facilitates and erki to masking the social relations through which the metabolic urbanization of water takes place.
Annals of the Association of American Geographers 89 3, Water and the Politics of Fractured Techno-natures in Sicily more. Get my own profile Cited by View all All Since Citations h-index 65 51 iindex The city as a hybrid: Dams, water towers, sewage systems and the like were celebrated as glorious icons, carefully designed, ornamented and prominently located in the city, celebrating the modern promise of progress. He earned his PhD with a thesis entitled “The production of new spaces of production” under the supervision of the renowned Marxist geographer David Harvey at Johns Hopkins University in Planetary and uneven urbanisation; 2.
Wilson, Edinburgh University Press. His research focuses on political ecology and political economy, with a particular interest in theorizing the society-nature articulation from a broadly historical-geographical materialist analysis.
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Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The system swyngedow perform the operation now. He has worked extensively on issues of water and water politics, and the political ecology of water and urbanization. We first examine how various AnthropoScenes, while internally fractured and heterogeneous, ranging from geo-engineering and Earth System science to more-than-human and object sywngedouw ontologies, places things and beings, human and non-human, within a particular relational straitjacket that does not allow for a remainder or constitutive outside.