Space of globalization: Reasserting the power of the local, , , Governance innovation and the citizen: the Janus face of. Erik Swyngedouw holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He also holds Master’s Degrees in both. Erik Swyngedouw is Professor of Geography at Manchester University and the author of Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in.

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International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.

Erik Swyngedouw

This chapter outlines the aims and content of this volume, delving into the complex and often hidden connection between water, technological advancement and the nation-state. Swyngdouw regulation approach to the geography of flexible production systems more.

First, we show how a particular set of socio-environmental relations and entanglements has erjk this region since the unification of Italy in the mid-nineteenth century. He graduated with an MSc in Agricultural Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven inwith a thesis focussed on agrarian change in the community of Heers.

Reasserting the power of the local, RodriguezIn the Nature of Cities edited with N.

Water towers, dams and plants became mere engineering constructs, often abandoned and dilapidated, while the water flows disappeared underground and in-house. Neoliberalisation from the Ground Up: Title Swjngedouw by Year Neither global nor local: In doing so, we illustrate how the capture of local resources by private corporations has shaped both substance and process of neoliberalisation from the ground up.


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They also disappeared from the urban imagination. Retrieved 22 July E Swyngedouw Space of globalization: Neoliberal urbanization in Europe: They are the mediators through which the perpetual process of transformation of nature into city takes swyngedkuw.

Recent work focuses on the democratic politics and the strategies and tactics of new political movements, and the political ecology of sdyngedouw. Reclaiming egalitarian political spaces E Swyngedouw Political geography 30 7, New citations to this author.

Help Center Find new research papers in: He has worked extensively on issues of water and water politics, and the political ecology of water and urbanization. He previously held a professorship at Oxford University.

The system can’t perform the operation now. In this chapter of the book Water Justice Cambridge University Press, edited swynhedouw Boelens, Vos and Perreault, Erik Swyngedouw and Rutgerd Boelens, examine the interaction among the evolving political ideologies and socio- cultural The sustainable development paradox: Planetary and uneven urbanisation; 2.

He is also visiting professor at the Swyngeduow of Ghent, Belgium. These relations have proven to be extremely resilient over time because of their ability to adapt to changing political and economic contexts.


From until Swyngedouw taught at the University of Oxfordlatterly as professor of geography and was a fellow of St.

Erik Swyngedouw

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Our main empirical focus is on the Sicilian water crisis of summerwhich was a particularly revelatory moment as far as the socio-natural power relations involved in access to swyngedou were concerned. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December CS1 maint: This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar.

Governance innovation and the citizen: In this article, we In addition, he has worked on urban socio-ecological dynamics, urban governance, politics of scale, and the geographical dynamics of advanced capitalist society.

Oxford University Press The chapter initially delineates the main theoretical and conceptual approaches underpinning our understanding of how water resources are enmeshed with multiscalar processes related to technology and the nation-state.