Cities continue to be key sites for the production and contestation of inequalities generated by an ongoing but troubled neoliberal project. Neoliberalismas onslaught across the globe now shapes diverse inequalities -- poverty, segregation, racism, social exclusion, homelessness -- as city inhabitants feel the brunt of privatization, state re-organization, and punishing social policy. This book examines the relationship between persistent neoliberalism and the production and contestation of inequalities in cities across the world. Case studies of current city realities reveal a richly place-specific and generalizable neoliberal condition that further deepens the economic, social, and political relations that give rise to diverse inequalities. Diverse cases also show how people struggle against a neoliberal ethos and hence the open-endedness of futures in these cities.At the same time, wages may often be further deflated: abossesa frequently pay much less than promised or not at all, claiming an ... Payday loans are fast infusions of money (typically $200 to $300) often needed for household emergencies (e.g., need to pay rent, need to pay ... and the names of six or more references.
|Title||:||Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal World|
|Author||:||Faranak Miraftab, David Wilson, Ken Salo|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-04-24|