Mediating between Social-Economic Structuring and Urban Formation. A Discourse Theory of Transformation and Change in of the City’s Social Realm

The paper has been published in: Crossing Conceptual Boundaries, Oct. 2014, vol. 6, pp. 19-30.

This paperĀ  explores the possibility for a discourse theory of social-economic and urban transformation and change. Challenging base-supestructure and/or cause-effect theories of the processes of urban formation, the work aims at understanding how the relationship between the social-economic and the urban spheres of cities works, and the role that discourse as site for social-political action plays in such relationship. Download PDF.