Conclusion: Enabling Alternative Urban Futures

  • Jens Kaae FiskerEmail author
  • Letizia Chiappini


In order to draw conclusions emerging from the book as a whole, this chapter draws on findings from each of the preceding chapters to conduct a synthesising discussion. Organised around the same themes that comprise each part of the book, this discussion proceeds loosely according to the principles of relational comparison. It demonstrates the intricate ways in which thinking, governing, and performing the urban differently are mutually entwined in the differential production of urban space. It also shows how the different theoretical perspectives employed in the book can be made to complement each other in constructive ways that further better understandings of the ways in which alternative urban futures can be enabled.


Enabling Thinking Governing Performing Producing Alternative urbanism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Danish Centre for Rural Research, University of Southern DenmarkEsbjergDenmark
  2. 2.Urban Studies URBEURUniversity of Milano BicoccaMilanItaly
  3. 3.Geography, Planning and International DevelopmentUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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