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Governing displaced cities: calibrating reconstruction amidst instability

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This chapter considers what ongoing mobility and displacement mean for local governments engaged in urban reconstruction and development. It challenges solutions premised on a ‘return’ to predictability, solidity and solidarity. Rather, it argues that displacement to, within, and from cities is rescaling and respatializing the process of economic and social exchange. Ongoing mobility and multilocality are generating new forms of political representation and membership that municipalities ofte...

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10.4324/9781003091707

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Author

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Editor
Publisher:
Routledge
Host title:
Urban Recovery: Intersecting Displacement with Post War Reconstruction
Series:
Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City
Chapter number:
5
Place of publication:
London
Publication date:
2021-02-28
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9781003091707
ISBN:
9780367550431
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1272632
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pubs:1272632
Deposit date:
2022-11-11

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