Pushkinskaya st. 43. office 10
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
344082
e-mail: info@hjournal.ru 
tel. +7(863) 269-88-14

cubsEN (2)

Urban Discourse about City Improvement: from Narratives to Institutions

Urban Discourse about City Improvement: from Narratives to Institutions

Journal of Institutional Studies, , Vol. 10 (no. 3),

The article is devoted to the research of problem of incoordination of ideas about the strategy of improvement of the city between authorities and the self-organized city communities of activists. In the institutionalisation processes the city communities are explore and make discoursive practices, keeping the existing urban discourse. Mediating between institutional constructs and social practices, discoursive practices allow to reveal inefficiency of functioning of institutes. Urban discourse represents demands to improvement of the city of city activists, media, municipal and city authorities, that allows to see the conflict arising because of incoordination of ideas of strategy development and arrangements of the city. For the description of the urban conflict of city communities is used the theory of an institutional dissonance of S. G. Kirdina-Chandler. Authors are analysed an institutional dissonance of three types of a discourse: the discourse of high urbanistics, which operates with image of the industrial, modernist city; the discourse of the left urbanistics, which focus attention on social problems in the city; the discourse of hipster's urbanistics, which underline request of citizens for creative economy, modern design of public spaces, that allow to improve quality of life. The structure of the urban discourse about improvement of the city of Omsk is revealed and described in the article. Assessment of positions of the actors, that influence on the formation of the institutional environment of the city of Omsk is made. Representations of X, Y-matrixes of an urban discourse about improvement of the city in the city are counted and analysed.


Keywords: urban discourse; comfort city; institutional dissonance,;institutional matrixes; narratives

References:
  • Akerlof, G. A. and Snower, D. J. (2016). Bread and bullets // Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 126, 58–71.
  • Bales, R. and Cohen, S. (1979). SYMLOG. A System for a Multiple Level Observation of Groups. New York: The Free Press.
  • Bodurow, C. C. and Martin, J. R. (2010). Convergence of Intensity [CI] or How to Purposely Shrink a City // 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development (SAUD) // Sustainable architecture and urban development (SAUD 2010), IV, 17–32.
  • Borja, J. (2007). Revolution and counterrevolution in the global city: the frustrated expectations of the globalization of our cities // Eure-revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Urbano Regionales, 33(100), 35–50.
  • Doevendans, K. and Schram, A. (2005). Creation / accumulation city // Theory culture & society, 2(22), 29.
  • Esmaeilpoorarabi, N., Yigitcanlar, T. and Guaralda, M. (2018). Place quality in innovation clusters: An empirical analysis of global best practices from Singapore, Helsinki, New York, and Sydney // Cities, 74, 156–168.
  • Fairclough, N. (1995). Critical Discourse Analysis. Boston: Addison Wesley Publishing Company, p. 225.
  • Fernandez-Anez, V., Fernandez-Guell, J. M. and Giffinger, R. (2018). Smart City implementation and discourses: An integrated conceptual model. The case of Vienna // Cities, 78, 4–16.
  • Ilin, V. I. (2006). Dramatic art of a qualitative field research. Saint-Petersburg: Intersotsis. 256 p. (In Russian).
  • Joel Torregroza-Lara, E. (2018). Metaphors for the City // Palabra clave, 21(1), 36–57.
  • Kirdina, S. (2014). Institutional matrices theory, or X&Y Theory: The Main Provisions and Applications // Journal of Institutional Studies, 6(3), 12–31.
  • Kirdina, S. G. (2014). The institutional Matriсes and The Development of Russia. Introduction to X-Y-theory. Saint-Petersburg: Nestor-History, 468 p. (In Russian).
  • Kirdina-Chandler S. G. (2017). The Meso Level: A New Look in Economics?: Working paper. Moscow.: Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 36 р. (In Russian).
  • Mauskapf, M. and Zajac, E. (2013). The Emergence and Persistence of Institutional Dissonance at the New York Philharmonic, 1842–1928 // Academy of Management Proceedings, 1, 12015.
  • Moser, J. (2005). Production as representation. The “Glaerne Manufaktur” // Zeitschrift fur Volkskunde, 101(2), 171–187.
  • Pradel, M., San J. and Climent, V. (2018). Transformations of the Barcelona public space management model // Ciudad y territorio-estudios territoriales-cytet, 49(196), 235–248.
  • Searle, J. (2007). What is an Institution? // Journal of Institutional Economics, 8, 4–27. (In Russian).
  • Shiller, R. J. (2017). Narrative Economics // American Economic Review, 107(4), 967–1004.
  • Steinberg, I. E. (2014). A Logical Scheme to Justify the Sample in Qualitative Interview: An “8-Window Sample Model” // Sociology 4M, 38, 38–71.
  • Thevenot, L. (2007). Values, coordination and rationality: economics agreements or the era of convergence of economic, social and political sciences // Institutional Economics / Ed. by A. Oleinik. Moscow. INFRA-M, 76–113. (In Russian).
  • Thevenot, L. (1997). Plurality of forms of coordination: equilibrium and rationality in a complex world // Questions of economy, 10, 69–84. (In Russian).
  • Vakhshtain, V. (2014). Reassembling the City: between space and speach // Sociology of power, 2, 9–38. (In Russian).
  • Volchik, V. V. (2017). Narrative and institutional economics // Journal of Institutional Studies, 9(4), 132–143. (In Russian).
  • Volchik, V. V., Maslyukova, E. V. (2018). Narratives, ideas and institutions // Terra Economicus, 2, 150–168. (In Russian).
  • Zebracki, M. (2018). Regenerating a coastal town through art: Dismaland and the imitations of antagonistic art practice in the city // Cities, 77, 21–32.
Publisher: Ltd. "Humanitarian perspectives"
Founder: Ltd. "Humanitarian perspectives"
Online-ISSN: 2412-6039
ISSN: 2076-6297