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Creative destruction in urban planning procedures: the language of ‘renewal’ and ‘exploitation’1

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This paper examines the language and phraseology of ‘creative destruction‘ (‘renewal‘ and ‘exploitation’) expressed in urban planning procedures concerning one particular house in West Jerusalem: 28 Radak Street. Through a forensic examination of the planning-related communications about this address, the work analyzes the various stages of the ’destruction’ and ’renewal’ of the property. It demonstrates how each of the various actors involved (Municipality, planning committees, legal courts, private entrepreneur and local residents) uses different language and phraseology to present their argument, while the voice of the original Palestinian owners of the house is entirely absent from the planning battle.
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Keywords: (post-) colonialism; Creative destruction; Israeli-Palestinian; neo-liberalism; ‘renewal’

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Geography and Human Environment, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Publication date: January 2, 2019

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