Actually, varying neoliberalism in a global zone: development phases in Sydney’s darling harbour

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This paper traces the successive phases of the redevelopment of the Darling Harbo as a central focus of the city’s transformation into a global city since the 1980 the paper is to identify the different versions of neoliberalism employed in each the institutional and politico-economic factors that have generated varying versi in the same zone. The paper takes the premise of Peck, Theodore and Brenner (2009 neoliberalism in practice is an imperfect vehicle that has to accommodate existing institutions and political structures as a starting point. The distinctive contri demonstrate how neoliberal outcomes in a given area draw selectively on such cont consequentially to show how the place-specific practices of neoliberalism can var time as different factors are drawn on at different times according to micro-poli changing development objectives. The paper analyses four stages of redevelopment Harbour area, using primary and secondary sources, to develop its argument: the Authority scheme of the 1980s; the City West Development Corporation redevelopment area in the 1990s; the post-2000 redevelopment of remaining old port land by the Delivery Authority; and the current redevelopment of convention and entertainment private Lend Lease Corporation.
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