5. Liberalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Governance: A State-Theoretical Perspective

  1. Neil Brenner and
  2. Nik Theodore
  1. Bob Jessop

Published Online: 22 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397499.ch5

Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe

Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe

How to Cite

Jessop, B. (2002) Liberalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Governance: A State-Theoretical Perspective, in Spaces of Neoliberalism: Urban Restructuring in North America and Western Europe (eds N. Brenner and N. Theodore), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397499.ch5

Author Information

  1. Lancaster University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 DEC 2002

Book Series:

  1. The Antipode Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Noel Castree,
  2. Jamie Peck and
  3. Jane Wills

Series Editor Information

  1. School of Geography, University of Manchester, Manchester, MI 3 9PL, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101059

Online ISBN: 9781444397499

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Keywords:

  • liberalism, neoliberalism and urban governance;
  • recurrent limitations of liberalism, as discourse, strategy, regime;
  • state socialism to market socialism;
  • liberalization and deregulation of economic transactions;
  • mixed economy and Keynesian welfare national state;
  • neoliberal belief in the probability of state failure;
  • liberalism, interpreted as “spontaneous philosophy”;
  • neoliberal turn and its implications;
  • neoliberal policy economies, and a neoliberal regime shift;
  • looking beyond neoliberalism, tending to naturalization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Liberalism and Neoliberalism

  • The Neoliberal Turn and Its Implications

  • Looking Beyond Neoliberalism to Interpret Recent Changes

  • Neoliberalism and Cities

  • Naturalizing Neoliberalism

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References