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Conflicting Visions of Urban Regeneration in a New Political and Economic Order

The Example of the Former Bicycle Factory ROG in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Kornelia Ehrlich

This article analyses the phenomenon of urban regeneration and development in the context of globalisation and processes of Europeanisation with a focus on culture and creativity. It asks how the process of negotiating EU-rope is being reflected in places situated at the 'edge' of the European Union and which actors are involved in these processes of negotiating EU-rope, its culture, values and urban regeneration. The author presents an empirical example from Ljubljana, Slovenia. The focus lies on negotiating the usage and development of an abandoned industrial site. Here, different ideas of negotiating and developing the city in the context of globalisation and Europeanisation come to the fore: top-down approaches that follow the image of a creative city as well as bottom-up initiatives that develop anti-global and anti-capitalistic criticism with the help of social-spatial and cultural practices.

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The Culture Industries

Symbolic Economies and Critical Practices

Malcolm Miles

Art has become a ubiquitous if at times convenient solution to problems of urban regeneration and social division. Generally, it takes the form of commissioned works or projects in development schemes, supported by state bureaucracies and funding agencies, which view the arts as expedient in relation to problems produced by other areas of policy, from unemployment to social exclusion. Currently, a shift can be detected in arts policy toward a restatement of the aesthetic approach characteristic of the post-war years, in which art does best what art alone does. At the same time, there has been a growth of new, mainly collaborative art practices, constituting a dissidence reliant on art's structures of support while seeking to subvert their intentions. The article outlines the perceived role of art in urban economic development, suggests that a shift in policy is taking place, and describes the new cultural dissidence through specific cases.

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The Urban Politics of Mega-Events

Grand Promises Meet Local Resistance

John Lauermann

kinds of megaprojects. Grand Promises: Mega-Event Legacy and Leveraging Mega-events have long been promoted as a means to achieve urban development: an opportunity to facilitate urban regeneration ( Smith 2012 ), construct major infrastructure

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Walking as a Metaphor

COVID Pandemic and the Politics of Mobility

Avishek Ray

Nina Glick Schiller and Ayse Caglar, Migrants and City-Making: Dispossession, Displacement and Urban Regeneration (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018). 7 Yanbo Ge, Christopher R. Knittel, Don Mackenzie, and Stephen Zoepf, Racial and Gender

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Factors in the Development of Spatial Cognition in Boys and Girls

Assessing the Impacts of Biology and Navigational Experience

Mariah G. Schug

-Sensitive Urban Regeneration . London : University of North London Press . Prezza , Miretta . 2007 . “ Children’s Independent Mobility: A Review of Recent Italian Literature .” Children Youth and Environments 17 , no. 4 : 293 – 318 . Puts , David A

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Paula Kabalo

Aviv . [In Hebrew.] Jerusalem : Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi . Carmon , Naomi . 1997 . “ Urban Regeneration: Three Generations of Public Policy in Tel Aviv-Yafo .” In Social Processes and Public Policy in Tel Aviv-Yafo , vol. 2 , ed. David Nachmias and

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Don Nonini

Deben , Willem Frederik Heinemeijer, and Dick van der Vaart , 117 – 142 . Amsterdam : Het Spinhuis . Stouten , Paul . 2010 . Changing contexts in urban regeneration: 30 Years of modernization in Rotterdam . Amsterdam : Techne Press . Susser

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The Neighbourhood as Home Away from Home?

Potentials and Dilemmas of Homemaking in the Public Among the Somali Swedes in Rinkeby, Stockholm

Aurora Massa and Paolo Boccagni

”: The Challenge of Re placing Home in a Mobile World ’, Population Space Place 16 : 23 – 36 . 10.1002/psp.575 Çağlar , A. and N. Glick Schiller ( 2018 ), Migrants and City-Making: Dispossession, Displacement, and Urban Regeneration ( Durham

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

Steffen Jensen . 2017 . “’ They Want Us Out’: Urban Regeneration and the Limits to Integration in the Danish Welfare State .” Critique of Anthropology 37 ( 3 ): 297 – 316 . 10.1177/0308275X17719990 Koch , Bettina . 2016 . State Terror, State

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The Inertia of Collections

Changes against the Grain in the Rosenlew Museum of Pori, Finland

Francisco Martínez

Potential’: Trash, Culture and Urban Regeneration in Tallinn .” Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society 42 ( 4 ): 1 – 20 . www.journal.fi/suomenantropologi/article/view/60577/30841 . Martínez , Francisco . 2018 . Remains