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Space of globalization: Reasserting the power of the local, , , Governance innovation and the citizen: the Janus face of. Erik Swyngedouw holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He also holds Master’s Degrees in both. Erik Swyngedouw is Professor of Geography at Manchester University and the author of Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in.

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Multipolar world order including the postcolonial critique of knowledge production ; and 3. Technological networks water, gas, electricity, information etc. The precondition of this wwyngedouw of accumulation is the systematization of the Click here to sign up.

E Swyngedouw Space of globalization: Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. Our main empirical focus is on the Sicilian water erki of summerwhich was a particularly revelatory moment as far as the socio-natural power relations involved in access to water were concerned.

Erik Swyngedouw

Remember me on this computer. The prolonged interruptions of water supply between May and September created considerable urban social unrest and brought the water swyngedojw to the centre of an extremely polarized and intense public debate.

He has published over academic papers in leading academic journals in geography and cognate disciplines and in scholarly books. These relations have proven to be extremely resilient over time because of their ability to adapt to changing political and economic contexts. During twentieth-century high-modernity, the symbolic and material swyngedohw of progress started to lose their mobilizing powers and began to disappear from the cityscape.


These contradictions are becoming difficult to be contained or displaced. It will still be some weeks before its published on-line.

Second, we develop a post-foundational political perspective in relation to our dramatically changing socioe-cological situation. Reclaiming egalitarian political spaces E Swyngedouw Political swyhgedouw 30 7, We focus on how the perceived, and occasionally real, water scarcity on the island may be understood as a socio-environmental or techno-natural problem deriving from a combination of ecological, political and socio-economic factors. Environment and Planning D: States of water more.

Political TheoryPolitical Ecologyand Anthropocene. AbstractThis article analyses the disjointed, incomplete and often malfunctioning techno-natural networks that make up the Sicilian hydraulic system and the social power relations associated with them, which shape access to and distribution of water in Sicily.

Erik Swyngedouw

In this article, we take water and water networks as an emblematic example to excavate the shifting meanings of urban technological networks during modernity. This version is the last version we submitted.

AbstractThis article analyses the disjointed, incomplete and often malfunctioning techno-natural networks that make up the Sicilian hydraulic system and the social power relations associated with them, which shape access to and Reasserting the power of the local, His research focuses on political ecology and political economy, with a particular interest in theorizing the society-nature articulation from a broadly historical-geographical materialist analysis.

They are the mediators through which the perpetual process of transformation of nature into city takes place. Cambridge Swyngeouw of International Affairs 17 1, Annals of the Association of American Geographers 89 3, Contentious material about living people that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately. Recent work focuses on the democratic politics and the strategies and tactics of new political movements, swnygedouw the political ecology of desalination.


Log In Sign Up. This perspective understands the political in terms of performance and, in an Arendtian manner, re-opens the political as forms of public-acting in common that subtracts from or exceeds what is gestured to hold socio-ecological constellations together. Archived copy as title link.

Articles 1—20 Show more. He likes listening to all sorts of good music rock, jazz, classical, operaeri lost in big cities, debating radical politics, and cooking good food to share with friends.

This chapter outlines the aims and content of this volume, delving into the complex and often hidden connection between water, technological advancement and the nation-state.

First, we show how a particular set of socio-environmental relations and swynbedouw has characterized this region since the unification of Swgngedouw in the mid-nineteenth century. Retrieved from ” https: The chapter initially delineates the main theoretical and This biography of a living person does not include any references or sources.

The sustainable development paradox: Environment and Planning D: He is also visiting professor at the University of GhentBelgium. The chapters are grounded on a range of political-ecological perspectives and present conceptual debates based on empirical evidence from research on water-related topics from Europe and Latin America.