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Creative Copenhagen : Globalization, urban governance and social change

Lund Hansen, Anders LU ; Andersen, Hans Thor and Clark, Eric LU (2001) In European Planning Studies 9(7). p.851-869
Abstract
The introduction of 'creativity' and the 'creative city' in imagineering Copenhagen and in strategies for developing its urban competitiveness is analysed from a perspective on relations between processes of globalization, developments in urban government/governance and social geographic change. This perspective problematizes what on the surface seems to be an unequivocally positive quality ('creative') and goal ('creativity'). We argue there is a need to recognize the social costs of developments that are glossed over by the creative city rhetoric, including diminished representative democracy, social and geographic polarization and considerable displacement of the marginalized.
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inequality, segregation, politics, polarization
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European Planning Studies
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9
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7
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851 - 869
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Taylor & Francis
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1469-5944
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10.1080/09654310120079805
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English
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