By Mari Paz Balibrea

ISBN-10: 1137535954

ISBN-13: 9781137535955

This publication argues the an important position of tradition and cultural rules in defining the thought of city citizenship in Barcelona due to the fact that 1979. via research of reliable records, municipal exposure campaigns, recreation – together with the Olympic video games and Barcelona F.C – and movie, Balibrea is smart of town as an international cultural vacation spot and divulges how such transformation affects neighborhood inhabitants. 
Scrutinizing municipal discourses on tradition from the overdue Nineteen Seventies, this interdisciplinary paintings unveils how rules of the functionality and nature of citizenship articulate altering definitions of the town, from version to model. Over the process issues akin to: tourism, social democracy and concrete regeneration, Balibrea constructs an unique argument for a way the Barcelona photograph mobilizes neoliberal fantasies of topic transformation. A wide-ranging learn, this publication should be of serious curiosity to students of city geography, sociology and cultural studies. 


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