New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Neil Brenner


during this man made, interdisciplinary paintings, Neil Brenner develops a brand new interpretation of the transformation of statehood lower than modern globalizing capitalism. while such a lot analysts of the emergent, post-Westphalian global order have curious about supranational and nationwide institutional realignments, New country Spaces exhibits that strategic subnational areas, akin to towns and city-regions, characterize crucial arenas within which states are being reworked. Brenner strains the transformation of city governance in western Europe over the last 4 many years and, in this foundation, argues that inherited geographies of country strength are being essentially rescaled. via a mix of concept development, old research and cross-national case stories of city coverage swap, New country Spaces offers an cutting edge research of the recent formations of country energy which are at the moment emerging.

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