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Urban policy mobility, anti-politics, and histories of the transnational municipal movement

Urban policy mobility, anti-politics, and histories of the transnational municipal movement
Urban policy mobility, anti-politics, and histories of the transnational municipal movement
This paper brings geographical research on urban policy mobility into conversation with historical research on the transnational municipal movement. It argues that much of conceptual and methodological interest can be found in this second literature, especially in Pierre-Yves Saunier’s research on the ‘Urban International’ of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It also uses findings from Saunier’s work to identify and highlight salient characteristics and new lines of inquiry regarding contemporary urban policy mobility. These include that urban policy circulation in the 21st century is (dis)organized, geographically extensive, fast, and anti-political
1477-0288
25-43
Clarke, Nick
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Clarke, Nick
4ed65752-5210-4f9e-aeff-9188520510e8

Clarke, Nick (2012) Urban policy mobility, anti-politics, and histories of the transnational municipal movement. Progress in Human Geography, 31 (1), 25-43. (doi:10.1177/0309132511407952).

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This paper brings geographical research on urban policy mobility into conversation with historical research on the transnational municipal movement. It argues that much of conceptual and methodological interest can be found in this second literature, especially in Pierre-Yves Saunier’s research on the ‘Urban International’ of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It also uses findings from Saunier’s work to identify and highlight salient characteristics and new lines of inquiry regarding contemporary urban policy mobility. These include that urban policy circulation in the 21st century is (dis)organized, geographically extensive, fast, and anti-political

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Published date: February 2012
Organisations: Geography & Environment

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Local EPrints ID: 210241
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/210241
ISSN: 1477-0288
PURE UUID: 72189d76-edbf-4056-a945-491dbd7022ad
ORCID for Nick Clarke: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9148-9849

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Date deposited: 08 Feb 2012 09:30
Last modified: 20 Sep 2018 00:33

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