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The names of urban dispossession: a concluding commentary

Madden, David J. (2019) The names of urban dispossession: a concluding commentary. Urban Geography, 40 (6). pp. 888-892. ISSN 0272-3638

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Identification Number: 10.1080/02723638.2019.1624114


This concluding commentary discusses some of the ways in which branded renaming reflects conflicts over ownership, authority, property and power. Practices of sponsored renaming and place branding are not monolithic, but this special issue shows that they are deeply rooted within neoliberal urbanism. It should therefore not be surprising that place branding is almost always contested, and often a flashpoint in struggles over urban space.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
Divisions: Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
Date Deposited: 29 May 2019 14:12
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 00:57

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