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The Production of Bergen

Drangsland, Kari Anne and Holgersen, Ståle LU (2008) In International Planning Studies 13(2 (May 2008)). p.161-169
Abstract
The production of space contains an antagonism between a use-value relation and an exchange-value relation. In this paper these categories are used to analyse two empirical cases from Bergen, Norway. The first case concerns a public debate in 2005, about whether Clear Channel should be allowed to install advertising boards in the city. The second case concerns a debate in 2007, about whether Bergen should establish retail chain-free zones in the city centre. This paper argues for the importance of understanding the preconditions for these processes and debates.



"It took both time and experience before the workpeople learnt to distinguish between machinery and its employment by capital, and to direct their attacks, not... (More)
The production of space contains an antagonism between a use-value relation and an exchange-value relation. In this paper these categories are used to analyse two empirical cases from Bergen, Norway. The first case concerns a public debate in 2005, about whether Clear Channel should be allowed to install advertising boards in the city. The second case concerns a debate in 2007, about whether Bergen should establish retail chain-free zones in the city centre. This paper argues for the importance of understanding the preconditions for these processes and debates.



"It took both time and experience before the workpeople learnt to distinguish between machinery and its employment by capital, and to direct their attacks, not against the material instruments of production, but against the mode in which they are used".

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