Liberalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Governance: A State-Theoretical Pespective

This paper discusses the recurrence and the recurrent limitations of liberalism as a general discourse, strategy, and regime. It then establishes a continuum of neoliberalism ranging from a project for radical system transformation from state socialism to market capitalism, through a basic regime shift within capitalism, to more limited policy adjustments intended to maintain another type of accumulation regime and its mode of regulation.

Spatial Fixes, Temporal Fixes, and Spatio-Temporal Fixes

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Spatial fixes, temporal fixes, and spatio-temporal fixes’, in N. Castree and D. Gregory, eds, David Harvey: a Critical Reader, Oxford: Blackwell, 142-66, 2006. *** It is especially productive to probe major thinkers on issues central to their work and widely…

The Narrative of Enterprise and the Enterprise of Narrative: Place Marketing and the Entrepreneurial City

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here:  ‘The enterprise of narrative and the narrative of enterprise: place marketing and the entrepreneurial city’, in T. Hall and P. Hubbard, eds, The Entrepreneurial City, Chichester: Wiley, 77-99, 1998.   By: Bob Jessop[1] In a recent survey of trends in…

The Entrepreneurial City: Re-imaging Localities, Re-designing Economic Governance, or Re-structuring Capital?

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘The entrepreneurial city: re-imaging localities, redesigning economic governance, or restructuring capital?’, in N. Jewson and S. MacGregor, eds, Realising Cities: New Spatial Divisions and Social Transformation, London: Routledge, 28-41, 1997. By: Bob Jessop[1]  The principal forms, functions, and policy mechanisms…

A neo-Gramscian approach to the regulation of urban regimes: accumulation strategies, hegemonic projects, and governance

This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘A neo-Gramscian approach to the regulation of urban regimes’, in M. Lauria, ed., Reconstructing Urban Regime Theory, London: Sage, 51-73, 1997.   The perspective on urban regimes presented here is based on a neo-Gramscian reading of the regulation approach as…