Inside mobile urbanism: cities and policy mobilities

Temenos, Cristina, Baker, Tom and Cook, Ian (2019) Inside mobile urbanism: cities and policy mobilities. In: Handbook of Urban Geography. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 103-118. ISBN 9781785364594

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This chapter explores ‘mobile urbanism’ through the lens of urban policy mobilities. We discuss how scholars understand the movement of policies between cities. In doing so, the chapter focuses on dualisms that underpin the circulation of policies and the people who move them, namely relationality/territoriality, global/local and fixity/mobility to highlight key aspects of urban policy mobility. It then examines the different elements of mobility, such as knowledge, people, materials and politics that mobile policies are dependent upon. Empirically, the chapter starts and ends with visits to two post-war high-rise developments – the Unité d’Habitation in Marseille and the Park Hill estate in Sheffield – to illustrate the dualisms and related mobilities connected to policy mobilization.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Dr Ian Cook
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 14:28
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 12:35

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