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Bloomberg's New York Class and Governance in the Luxury City

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ISBN-10: 0820336815

ISBN-13: 9780820336817

Edition: 2011

Authors: Julian Brash, Andrew Herod, Nik Heynen, Melissa Wright

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New York mayor Michael Bloomberg claims to run the city like a business. InBloombergrs"s New York, Julian Brash applies methods from anthropology, geography, and other social science disciplines to examine what that means. He describes the mayorrs"s attitude toward governance as the Bloomberg Way-a philosophy that holds up the mayor as CEO, government as a private corporation, desirable residents and businesses as customers and clients, and the city itself as a product to be branded and marketed as a luxury good. Commonly represented as pragmatic and nonideological, the Bloomberg Way, Brash argues, is in fact an ambitious reformulation of neoliberal governance that advances specific class…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 1/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Julian Brash is assistant professor of anthropology at Montclair State University.