(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Disquiet on the waterfront: reflections on nostalgia and utopia in the urban archetypes of festival marketplaces

published at : Special Issue: Public space and the city II

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GOSS J. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, University of Hawaii, Manoa, ETATS-UNIS


These marketplaces have been developed in many cities of the United States as a means to promote urban revitalization in historic downtowns and on waterfronts. While some critics have welcomed the return of public life and collective narratives, others have lamented their exclusionary nature and ideological manipulations. The A. argues that they are ambivalent places which open up opportunities for urban politics. This is demonstrated through a review of four archetypes of ideal urbanness


Thematical fascicle

published at : Urban geography / ISSN 0272-3638

Editor : Winston, Silver Spring, MD - ETATS-UNIS (1980)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 17, no 3 [pp. 221-247]

Bibliographic references : 5 p.




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