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Domesticating Neo-Liberalism. Spaces of Economic Practice and Social Reproduction in Post-Socialist Cities. Edition No. 1. RGS-IBG Book Series

  • ID: 5227836
  • Book
  • July 2010
  • 320 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Based on in-depth research in Poland and Slovakia, Domesticating Neo-Liberalism addresses how we understand the processes of neo-liberalization in post-socialist cities.
  • Builds upon a vast amount of new research data
  • Examines how households try to sustain their livelihoods at particularly dramatic and difficult times of urban transformation
  • Provides a major contribution to how we theorize the geographies of neo-liberalism
  • Offers a conclusion which informs discussions of social policy within European Union enlargement
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List of Plates, Figures and Tables.

Series Editor's Preface.

Preface and Acknowledgements.

1. Domesticating Neo-Liberalism and the Spaces of Post-Socialism.

2. Neo-Liberalism and Post-Socialist Transformations.

3. Domesticating Economies: Diverse Economic Practices, Households and Social Reproduction.

4. Work: Employment, Unemployment and the Negotiation of Labour Markets.

5. Housing: Markets, Assets and Social Reproduction.

6. Land and Food: Production, Consumption and Leisure.

7. Care: Family, Social Networks and the State.

8. Conclusion.


Appendix 1: Summary Information on Interviewed Households.

Appendix 2: Semi-Structured Interviews with Key Informants.


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Adrian Smith Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

Alison Stenning University of Newcastle, UK.

Alena Rochovská Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

Dariusz Świątek University of Newcastle, UK.
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