By Jamie Peck, Helga Leitner, Eric Sheppard

Neoliberalism's "market revolution"--realized via practices like privatization, deregulation, monetary devolution, and workfare programs--has had a transformative impact on modern towns. the results of market-oriented politics for city lifestyles were commonly studied, yet much less cognizance has been given to how grassroots teams, nongovernmental agencies, and innovative urban administrations are battling again. In case reports written from a number of theoretical and political views, this booklet examines how struggles round such matters as reasonable housing, public companies and house, local sustainability, residing wages, workers' rights, reasonable alternate, and democratic governance are reshaping city political geographies in North the USA and round the world.

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The Economic Policy Institute serves as a professional policy analysis center. The Annie E. Casey Foundation publishes policy analyses at dif- Contesting Urban Futures 19 ferent scales for the grassroots organizations it supports. The Five Boroughs Institute produces insightful analyses of the sources of changing urban space in New York City. Some have a long-standing history as nonprofit activist resource centers, now adapted to the new challenges through organizational restructuring and/or promoting new projects.

The politics of this kind of roll-back neoliberalism may have been transformative, but in so many ways they were also incrementalist and pragmatic, consumed as they were by the challenge of dismantling vulnerable elements of the extant Keynesian-welfare settlement, while maintaining both credibility and consent. , 2005). This was reflected in the character of actually existing neoliberalisms at the time, in which neoliberal impulses were variously interleaved with, subsumed under, and blended with a range of “late-Keynesian” state formations.

It is not just that Labour have governed Britain badly. They have reached a dead-end. The very nature of their Party now prevents them from governing successfully in a free society and mixed economy. . Our country’s relative decline is not inevitable. We in the Conservative Party think we can reverse it, not because we think we have all the answers but because we think we have the one answer that matters most. We want to work with the grain of human nature, helping people to help themselves—and others.

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