Practices of exception in urban government

13 August 2012

Urban Studies

doi: 10.1177/0042098012453858 Author: Dr Idalina Baptista, Sir Nigel Mobbs Research Fellow, Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities

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Supported on the analysis of a case study from Portugal (the Polis Programme), the article analyses the use of legal practices of exception in urban governance to explore the on-going reconfiguration of relationships within the state.