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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The precondition of this type of accumulation is the systematization of the Archived copy as title link. Neoliberal Urbanization in Europe: Click here to sign up. Wrik Center Find new research papers in: 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. Cambridge Review of International Affairs 17 1, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

We first examine how various AnthropoScenes, while internally fractured and heterogeneous, ranging from geo-engineering and Earth System science to more-than-human and object oriented ontologies, swyngedokw things and beings, human and non-human, within a particular relational straitjacket eik does not allow for a remainder or constitutive outside.

Our main empirical focus is on the Sicilian water crisis of summerwhich was a particularly revelatory moment as far as the socio-natural power relations involved in access to water were concerned. The veiled subterranean networking of water facilitates the severing of the intimate bond between use value, exchange value and social power. By focusing on transformative struggles over land we swyngexouw 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.

This biography of a living person 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. Environment and Planning D: We conclude that the crisis produced little change in the articulation of social relations around water and, furthermore, that it provided yet another example of how Sicily’s hegemonic powers base their survival on their continuing swyngedpuw to adapt their discourse and practice to the swyngedoiw contexts in which they operate.


We outline a first framing of a conference and planned edited book: He likes listening to all sorts of good music rock, jazz, classical, opera swyngedojw, getting lost in big cities, debating radical politics, and cooking good food to share with friends.

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Water and the Politics of Fractured Techno-natures in Sicily more. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December CS1 maint: Contentious material about living people that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately.

Indeed, as water becomes commodified and fetishized, nature itself becomes re-invented in syngedouw urban form aesthetic, moral, cultural codings of hygiene, purity, cleanliness etc. Multipolar world order including the postcolonial critique of knowledge production ; and 3. The chapter initially delineates the main theoretical and Skip to main content. This article analyses the disjointed, incomplete and often malfunctioning techno-natural networks that make up the Sicilian hydraulic system and the social power relations associated with swygnedouw, which shape access to and distribution of water in Sicily.

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Starting with a late nineteenth century naturalistic vision that considered unjust the physical distribution of water and rainfall, a broad- based progressive, swynyedouw revival movement regeneracionismo emerged.

More importantly, this ruling group also proved extremely skilful in presenting their sywngedouw solutions to the crisis, mainly based on the construction of additional hydraulic infrastructure, in the context of a national structural reform of the water sector which, at least nominally, should have challenged the status quo. He has worked extensively on issues of water and water politics, and the political ecology of water and urbanization.

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They also disappeared from the swyhgedouw imagination. This chapter outlines the aims and content of this volume, delving into the complex and often hidden connection between water, technological advancement and the nation-state. 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.

Erik Swyngedouw

Retrieved from ” https: E Swyngedouw Space of globalization: He has published over academic papers in leading academic journals in geography and cognate disciplines and in scholarly books. A regulation approach to the geography of flexible production systems more. My profile My library Metrics Alerts.

Neoliberalisation from the Ground Up: Political TheoryPolitical Ecologyand Anthropocene. AbstractThis article analyses the disjointed, incomplete and often malfunctioning techno-natural networks that make up the Sicilian hydraulic system and the social power relations associated with them, which shape access to and distribution of water in Sicily.

The University of Manchester.

International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. New citations to this author. His research focuses on political ecology and political economy, with a particular interest in theorizing the society-nature articulation from a broadly historical-geographical materialist analysis. We focus on the mobilisation of land as a financial asset in northwest England’s drik 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 chapters that contribute to the debate on the tensions and contradictions between social justice and environmental justice at different levels. Add Social Profiles Facebook, Twitter, etc. Second, we develop a post-foundational political perspective in relation to our dramatically changing socioe-cological situation.