Edward Soja - 6 explanations for change and inequality

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  • Edward Soja - 6 explanations of change and inequality
    • 1. Post-Fordism: Industrial Metropolis
      • Painful restructuring
      • Deindustrialisation
      • 37% less jobs in manufacturing in 1999 than in 1983
      • Reindustrialised along the service sector industry
      • Sunbelt city
      • 1.3 million service sector jobs in LA in 1999
        • 883,100 service sector jobs in LA in 1983
    • 2. COsmopolis - The Globalisation of Urban Space
      • Southern Californiabecame thoroughly globalised after 1965
      • Southern Californiais now a key origin and destination point of the Pacific Rim Economy
    • 3. Exopolis - the restructuring of urban form
      • Changingurban patterns
      • Polycentrism
      • S.C has at least 20 centres
      • Eddge cities
    • 4. Fractal City - A restructured Social Mosaic
      • S.C has become increasingly fragmented
        • race
          • Californiareceieves20% of all immigrants
        • class
        • gender
        • income
        • education
    • 5. Carceral Archipelago - Governingof Space
      • There has been an intensification of social and spatial control
        • Increased police patrol, CCTV, gated communities, laws etc
    • Simcities - Restructured Urban Image
      • LA is becoming more manipulated and less real

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