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Characterizing and evaluating rival discourses of the ‘sustainable city’: Towards a politics of pragmatic adversarialism
For many, shifting economic and social contexts have created the conditions for a radical reappraisal of the orthodox image of the ‘sustainable city’. However, in assessing such potentialities, there is insufficient knowledge ...
Two Images of Nantes as a 'Green Model' of Urban Planning and Governance: The 'Collaborative City' Versus the 'Slow City'
(Liverpool University Press, 2020)
This article examines how the city of Nantes, European Green Capital in 2013, came to promote plans for a new international airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes. Deploying poststructuralist discourse theory, it analyses how ...