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Author Hayashi, Mahito

Title Rescaling Urban Poverty Homelessness, State Restructuring and City Politics in Japan
Published Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2023


Description 1 online resource (330 p.)
Series RGS-IBG Book Series
RGS-IBG book series.
Contents Intro -- Rescaling Urban Poverty -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Series Editors' Preface -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Part One Theory, Method, Context -- 1. Introduction and Theoretical Framework -- Urban Political Economy: For Homelessness? -- State Rescaling: The Central Concept of this Book -- Subcomponent 1: National States -- Subcomponent 2: Public and Private Spaces -- Subcomponent 3: Urban Social Movements -- The Method of Theorisation in this Book -- Step 1: Theory Making -- Step 2: Theory Specification -- Postcolonial Urban Theory
Between Abstract and Concrete -- The Structure of this Book -- 2. Japanese Context and the Regulationist Ethnography -- Theory Specification 1: National States -- Theory Specification 2: Public and Private Spaces -- Theory Specification 3: Urban Social Movements -- Regulationist Ethnography -- Sites of Participatory Observation -- The Nature of Data -- Data on Homelessness -- Data on Regulation -- Data on Social Movements -- Subaltern Materials -- Conclusion -- Part Two National States and Public and Private Spaces -- 3. Scales of Societalisation: Integral State and the Rescaling of Poverty
Theory and Its "Deviants" -- Theoretical Framework -- The Nationalised Space of Poverty Regulation -- Crises of the Nationalised Space of Poverty Regulation -- Rescaling -- Comparisons to Brenner's Meso Model -- Mobilising the Theory for Japan -- Nationalised Space of Poverty Regulation in Japan -- High Growth, c. 1950s-1972 -- 1970s World Crisis and Its Aftermath, c. 1973-1985 -- Bubble Economy, c. 1986-1991 -- Postbubble Crisis, c. 1992-2007 -- The World Financial Crisis, Mass Disasters, and Their Aftermath, c. 2008-2010s -- Overview -- New Regulatory Spaces in Japan -- New Regulatory Spaces
Round One: Ground-Up Rescaling -- Round Two: Picking-Off Rescaling -- Round Three: Unfolding Rescaling -- Conclusion -- 4. Rescaling Urban Metabolism I: Homeless Labour for "Housing" -- The Urban Matrix and the Housing Classes -- Metabolism, Societalisation, Rescaling -- Metabolism and Societalisation -- Rescaling and Reregulation -- Specification of Theory -- Theory for Japan -- Late Formation of the Housing Classes in Japan -- Small Use Values Attached to Japan's Urban Matrix -- State-Saturated Societalisation and Consumption in Japan -- Ground-Up Rescaling in Japan
Metabolism and Regulation I: Locational Ethnography -- Background for Ethnographic Narratives -- Small Public Parks -- A Municipal Sports Park and a Gymnasium -- A Railway Station -- The Coast -- Metabolism and Regulation II: Multicity Ethnography -- Conclusion -- 5. Rescaling Urban Metabolism II: Homeless Labour for Money -- Homeless Recyclers: A Regulationist Approach -- Homeless Recyclers in Japan -- Regulationist Ethnography I: Regulating the Recycling Metabolism -- Regulation in the City of Yokohama -- Regulation in the City of Hiratsuka -- Summary
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Regulationist Ethnography II: New Recycling Strategies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781119691044