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Philip Lawton

In: The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies

Chapter 6: Idealizing the European City in a Neoliberal Age

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Idealizing the European City in a Neoliberal Age
Idealizing the European City in a Neoliberal Age
Philip Lawton

Within urban studies, the notion of the ‘European city’ as it has become re-popularized in recent decades puts forward a particular set of principles about what European urbanization represents or, perhaps more accurately, how it can be defined. Bagnasco and Le Gales (2000), for example, hold up the ‘European city’ as being unique primarily on the basis of how it differs from North American cities. In evoking a form of neo-Weberian approach to the understanding of the ‘European city', they highlight its difference on the basis of factors such as urban morphology, history, the urban system, political and social structures, and the role of the state. While Bagnasco ...

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