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In this synthetic, interdisciplinary work, Neil Brenner develops a new interpretation of the transformation of statehood under contemporary globalizing capitalism. Whereas most analysts of the emergent, post-Westphalian world order have focused on supranational and national institutional realignments, 'New State Spaces' shows that strategic subnational spaces, such as cities and city-regions, represent essential arenas in which states are being transformed. Brenner traces the transformation of urban governance in western Europe during the last four decades and, on this basis, argues that inherited geographies of state power are being fundamentally rescaled. Through a combination of theory construction, historical analysis and cross-national case studies of urban policy change, 'New State Spaces' provides an innovative analysis of the new formations of state power that are currently emerging. This is a mature and sophisticated analysis by a major young scholar

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199270057
ISBN-10: 0199270058
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 26mm)
Pages: 372
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Neil Brenner

Date of Birth: 1969 Ph.D, Political Science, University of Chicago (1999); M. A. Geography, University of California Los Angeles (1995); M. A. Political Science, University of Chicago (1994); B. A. Philosophy, Yale, Summa Cum Laude (1991). Co-editor with Bob Jessop, Martin Jones, and Gordon MacLeod: State/Space: A Reader (Oxford and Boston: Blackwell, 2003). Co-editor with Nik Theodore: Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in Western Europe and North America. (Oxford and Boston: Blackwell, 2002). Has written numerous refereed journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, review essays; has co-guest edited two special issues of 'Antipode'; has translated work by Henri Lefbvre and Klaus Ronneberger. Forthcoming: Co-edited with Roger Keil: The Global Cities Reader (New York and London: Routledge, 2005) Proposal under consideration by Temple University Press: With Bob Jessop, Martin Jones, and Gordon MacLeod: The New Political Economy of Scale

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