7. “The City is Dead, Long Live the Net”: Harnessing European Interurban Networks for a Neoliberal Agenda

  1. Neil Brenner and
  2. Nik Theodore
  1. Helga Leitner and
  2. Eric Sheppard

Published Online: 22 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397499.ch7

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

Leitner, H. and Sheppard, E. (2002) “The City is Dead, Long Live the Net”: Harnessing European Interurban Networks for a Neoliberal Agenda, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. University of Minnesota, USA

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:

  • European inter-urban networks, for a neoliberal agenda;
  • uneven development and hierarchical state structures;
  • Die Welt, the Germans to a new way of thinking about cities;
  • networks and networking, in the European Union;
  • neoliberals, and networks promoting new markets;
  • networks, self-organizing, path-dependent and evolutionary;
  • network spatiality, topological;
  • seeking a “third-way” for the European urban, regional policy;
  • self-organizing nature of networks, and continual innovation;
  • network dynamics, exclusion, inequality and imitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Network Discourses

  • Interurban Network Discourses in the European Union and Germany

  • Really Existing Interurban Networks

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References