Space of globalization: Reasserting the power of the local, , , Governance innovation and the citizen: the Janus face of. Erik Swyngedouw holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He also holds Master’s Degrees in both. Erik Swyngedouw is Professor of Geography at Manchester University and the author of Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in.

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Erik Swyngedouw

Views Read Edit View history. The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: These contradictions are becoming difficult to be contained or displaced.

Technological networks water, gas, electricity, swyngecouw etc. Email address for updates. Archived from the original on 25 August New citations to this author.

This perspective understands the political in terms of performance and, in an Arendtian manner, re-opens the political as forms of public-acting in common that subtracts from or exceeds what is gestured to hold socio-ecological constellations together. Retrieved from ” https: Governance innovation and the citizen: Please help by adding reliable sources.

The precondition of this type of accumulation is the systematization of the We focus on how the perceived, and occasionally real, water scarcity on the island may be understood as a socio-environmental or techno-natural problem deriving from a combination of ecological, political and socio-economic factors.

International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. A regulation approach to the geography of flexible production systems more. Dams, water towers, sewage systems and the like were celebrated as glorious icons, carefully designed, ornamented and prominently located in the city, celebrating the modern promise of progress.

This manuscript was accepted for publication on 21 Nov in the journal Theory, Culture and Society. Forthcoming books include a monograph on the political ecology of water in Spain forthcoming with MIT Press and Spectres of the Political edited with J.


He is also visiting professor at the University of GhentBelgium. We focus on the mobilisation of land as a financial asset in northwest England’s former industrial heartlands, offering an account of how property developer ‘The Peel Group’ came to dominate the land and port infrastructure of the region through aggressive debt-led expansion and, in particular, a hostile takeover of the Manchester Ship Canal for its land-bank.

The book features 11 swyngedojw that contribute to the debate on the tensions and contradictions between social justice and environmental justice at different levels. This biography of a living swyngeoduw does not include any references or sources. In doing so, we illustrate how the capture of local resources by private corporations has shaped both substance and process of neoliberalisation from the ground up.

The city as a hybrid: Wilson, Edinburgh University Press. Reasserting the power of the local, Environment and Planning D: Water and the Politics of Fractured Techno-natures in Sicily more.

Let’s Drink to etik Great Thirst! We examine those relations and entanglements through considering the techno-natural water infrastructures swyngedpuw the island and how they express particular political and social power configurations. Swyngevouw urbanization in Europe: Log In Sign Up. Reclaiming egalitarian political spaces E Swyngedouw Political geography 30 7, Immuno-biopolitics and Depoliticising Ontologies in the Anthropocene more. He graduated with an MSc in Agricultural Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven inwith a thesis focussed on agrarian change in the community of Heers.

It then provides an overview of the contributions to this volume, outlining how all of the case studies unfold through choreographies of oppression and domination, while also, and inevitably, bringing to the fore the opportunity to enact strategies of resistance and contestation aimed at sharing water resources more equally.


Neither global nor local: By focusing on transformative struggles over land we contribute to research agendas attempting to understand the systemically dispossessive nature of assetisation, its relationship to fictitious capital formation, and the way in which such neoliberalising transformations are produced through grounded and situated socio-spatial struggle.

Multipolar world order including the postcolonial critique of knowledge production ; and 3. Oxford University Press Political TheoryPolitical Ecologyand Anthropocene. Archived copy as title link. We outline a first framing of a conference and planned edited book: Social power and the urbanization of water: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

Erik Swyngedouw

These relations have proven to be extremely resilient over time because of their ability to adapt to changing political and economic contexts. Help Center Find new research papers in: Their combined citations are counted only for the first article.

Get my own profile Cited by View all All Since Citations h-index 65 51 iindex Add Social Profiles Facebook, Twitter, etc. From until Swyngedouw taught at the University of Oxfordlatterly as professor of geography and was a fellow of St. Fetishizing the modern city: Title Cited by Year Neither global nor local: First, we show how a particular set of socio-environmental relations and entanglements has characterized this region since the unification of Italy in the mid-nineteenth century.